NTSB Identification: NYC85LA067.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27848.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 17, 1985 in WATERVILLE, ME
Aircraft: BEECH A23A, registration: N2234L
Injuries: 2 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 OWNER OF THE ACFT WAS A STUDENT PLT WITH ONLY 10.7 HRS TOTAL TIME, OF WHICH, 8.1 HRS WERE DUAL INSTRUCTION. HE WAS ON A FLT WITH A PRIVATE PLT OCCUPYING THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT, WHO REPORTEDLY WAS ABOARD AS A PASSENGER. THE OWNER/STUDENT STATED THAT THE ENG LOST POWER WHEN THE ACFT WAS ON FINAL APCH TO RWY 23. THE ACFT THEN IMPACTED ON SLOPING TERRAIN BEFORE REACHING THE RWY. 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..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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