NTSB Identification: DEN88LA031.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34976.
Accident occurred Friday, November 27, 1987 in CONNER, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N2926D
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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 TAKEOFF FROM A PRIVATE, GRASS STRIP THE PILOT STATED THE ENGINE BEGAN TO LOSE POWER AT APPROXIMATELY 20 TO 30 FEET AGL. A RAVINE WAS AHEAD AND HE ATTEMPTED TO STRETCH HIS GLIDE TO THE FAR SIDE OF THE RAVINE; HOWEVER, THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND CRASHED INTO THE RAVINE. INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO PREIMPACT MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS/FAILURES.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE

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