NTSB Identification: MKC87LA098.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33411.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 30, 1987 in BLYTHVILLE, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172F, registration: N8800U
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 ENG STARTED TO SLOW DOWN TEN MILES FROM THE DESTINATION ARPT AND DESPITE EMERGENCY MEASURES, IT STOPPED TWO MILES OUT. THE FORCED LANDING WAS IN A PLOWED FIELD AND WHEN THE NOSE WHEEL DUG IN, THE ACFT FLIPPED FORWARD TO THE INVERTED POSITION. THE INVESTIGATION DID NOT REVEAL ANY REASON FOR THE ENG FAILURE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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