NTSB Identification: MKC89LA029.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 40070.
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 22, 1988 in CLINTON, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/12/1989
Aircraft: AEROSPATIALE TB-21, registration: N20GF
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT RPRTD THAT WHILE CRUISING AT 10,000' & MONITORING THE ENG INSTRUMENTS IN A NORMAL MANNER, POWER WAS SUDDENLY LOST AS IF BY FUEL STARVATION. HE STATED THAT EMERG PROCEDURES WERE PERFORMED, BUT HE WAS UNABLE TO RESTART THE ENG IN SPITE OF FUEL IN BOTH TANKS. HE TRIED TO GLIDE TO AN ARPT, BUT WAS UNABLE. DRG AN EMERG LANDING, THE NOSE & RGT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED AFTER THE ACFT ROLLED ABOUT 20 TO 30 YDS IN SOFT TERRAIN. NO SPECIFIC MECHANICAL PROBLEM WAS FOUND THAT WOULD HAVE RESULTED IN A LOSS OF ENG POWER.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

MISCELLANEOUS..UNDETERMINED



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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