NTSB Identification: FTW85LA160.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27357.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 24, 1985 in BAY CITY, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 195B, registration: N2163C
Injuries: 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.

CESSNA EXHAUST STACK FAILED AT WELD. HOT EXHAUST BURNED THROUGH MAGNRTO P LEADS AND ENG FAILED. DURING FORCED LANDING ON A NARROW FARM ROAD WITH A QUARTERING TAILWIND. THE ACFT DRIFTED OFF THE SIDE OF THE ROAD DURING THE LANDING ROLL AND NOSED OVER.

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

EXHAUST SYSTEM,STACK..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ELECTRIC WIRING..BURNED


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..SHORTED

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