NTSB Identification: CHI87LA102.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33591.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 21, 1987 in MERRILL, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/05/1988
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A, registration: N25333
Injuries: 1 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.

AIRCRAFT LOST POWER ON TAKEOFF AND PLT MADE A FORCED LANDNG IN A ROUGH FIELD. THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED AND SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE OUTER TWO FEET OF THE RIGHT WING WAS SUSTAINED. INSPECTION OF THE AIRCRAFT AFTER THE ACCIDENT DID NOT DISCLOSE CAUSE OF POWER LOSS.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..FAILURE,TOTAL

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