NTSB Identification: BFO87LA064.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34789.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 10, 1987 in CLINTON, MD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N5515U
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.

DURING TAKEOFF WITH THE AIRCRAFT OVER THE END OF THE RUNWAY, POWER LOSS OCCURRED. THE PILOT LANDED STRAIGHT AHEAD IN A FIELD AND NOSED OVER. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT DID NOT DISCLOSE ANY MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS/FAILURES. THE ENGINE WAS STARTED AND OPERATED WITHIN NORMAL OPERATING LIMITS. THE AIRCRAFT WAS FUELED WITH AUTOGAS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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