NTSB Identification: LAX85LA157.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27746.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 26, 1985 in APPLE VALLEY, CA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32RT-300T, registration: N21780
Injuries: 2 Minor,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 PLT REPORTED THAT DURING INITIAL CLIMB, THE ENG LOST POWER. UNABLE TO MAINTAIN FLT, HE MADE A FORCED LANDING 4 MI NORTH OF THE APRT ON ROUGH DESERT TERRAIN. DURING SUBSEQUENT ENG TESTS, SUFFICIENT POWER WAS DEVELOPED TO SUSTAIN FLT.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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