NTSB Identification: NYC86LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32310.
Accident occurred Monday, April 14, 1986 in HAMPDEN, ME
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N6264W
Injuries: 4 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.

AFTER TAKING OFF, THE PLT INITIATED A CLIMB & LEVELED OFF AT 2500'. AS HE REDUCED POWER TO CRUISE, THE ENG STOPPED RUNNING. ALL ATTEMPTS TO RESTART THE ENG WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT WAS DAMAGED WHEN THE PLT LANDED ON ROCKY PASTURE LAND. FUEL WAS FOUND ON BOARD THE ACFT. AN EXAM OF THE ACFT & A TEARDOWN OF THE ENG REVEALED NO PREIMPACT MECHANICAL PROBLEM THAT WOULD HAVE RESULTED IN A POWER LOSS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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