NTSB Identification: LAX85LA224.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28188.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 27, 1985 in MADERA, CA
Aircraft: JACK BOLDT BD-5A, registration: N831SP
Injuries: 1 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.

ON BASE LEG, THE ACFT'S HONDA ENG LOST POWER. UNABLE TO GLIDE TO THE ARPT, THE PLT MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING ON AN UNDERLYING ALFALFA FIELD. DURING THE LANDING, HE STALLED THE ACFT & LANDED HARD. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


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