NTSB Identification: MIA87LA143.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33505.
Accident occurred Friday, April 17, 1987 in PICKENS, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 177, registration: N29652
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.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT DURING CRUISE FLT THE ENG RPM BEGAN TO DROP. HE THEN APPLIED CARB HEAT, HOWEVER, THE ENG THEN QUIT. A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE IN A PASTURE. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH BARBED WIRE AND A FENCE POST. POST CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT AND AN ENG RUN REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

Index for Apr1987 | Index of months