NTSB Identification: NYC86LA172.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32371.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 03, 1986 in BLOCK ISLAND, RI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32, registration: N5533J
Injuries: 2 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 ENG LOST PARTIAL POWER ON THE INITIAL CLIMB-OUT AS THE PLT WAS TAKING OFF FROM RWY 28. HE INITIATED A LEFT TURN BACK TO THE ARPT, BUT THE ENG LOST ALL POWER. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT WAS LANDED IN AN AREA OF BRUSH & SMALL TREES NEAR THE WEST END OF THE ARPT. THE WINGS, ENG & ENG ACCESSORIES WERE EXTENSIVELY DAMAGED; NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS VERIFIED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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