NTSB Identification: NYC86LA071.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31282.
Accident occurred Monday, February 03, 1986 in JOHNSTOWN, PA
Aircraft: MOONEY M20J, registration: N1144P
Injuries: 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.

THE FLIGHT WAS ENROUTE FROM LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY TO CONNECTICUT. WHILE CRUISING AT 9000 FT AN ENGINE POWER LOSS WAS EXPERIENCED. AN EMERGENCY WAS DECLARED. THE ATC SET UP AN ILS APPROACH TO RUNWAY 33 AT JOHNSTOWN, PA. HOWEVER THE PILOT COULD NOT MAINTAIN GLIDESLOPE TO THE RUNWAY AND CRASHED LANDED IN A FIELD DEMOLISHING THE AIRCRAFT. THE ENGINE EXAMINATION DID NOT EXPLAIN THE ENGINE FAILURE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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