NTSB Identification: NYC86LA198.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33367.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 05, 1986 in FARMINGDALE, NY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N9359T
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 PIPER PA-38-112 HAD JUST TAKEN OFF AND WAS ON CROSSWIND WHEN IT EXPERIENCED A POWER LOSS. THE PILOT LANDED IN A CEMETARY AND BOTH THE PILOT AND PASSENGER RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES. THE AIRCRAFT RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED FUEL IN THE TANKS. THE ENGINE AS TEST RAN SATISFACTORILY. THE CAUSE OF THE POWER LOSS WAS NOT DETERMINED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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