NTSB Identification: FTW86LA056.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29889.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 01, 1986 in WEST, TX
Aircraft: MAULE M-5-235C, registration: N56366
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.
THE PILOT REPORTED HAVING AN ENGINE FAILURE AT 2,500 FEET WHILE ENROUTE TO DALLAS, TX FROM MCALLEN, TX. HE WAS UNABLE TO RESTART THE ENGINE AND HAD TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN A FIELD THREE MILES WEST OF WEST, TX. THE AIRCRAFT RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE MAIN GEAR AND PROPELLER. THE CAUSE OF THE ENGINE FAILURE IS UNDETERMINED. THE PILOT/OPERATOR FORM 6120.1 HAS NOT BEEN RECEIVED AS OF THE DATE OF THIS REPORT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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