NTSB Identification: SEA87LA143.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34360.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 21, 1987 in COEUR D'ALENE, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N3063A
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.

ON INITIAL CLIMB A PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER OCCURRED AND THE PILOT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN A WHEAT FIELD. DURING LANDING ROLL THE AIRCRAFT'S LEFT MAIN GEAR STRUCK AN IRRIGATION PIPE AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER INVERTED. NO EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT MECHANICAL FAILURE/MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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