NTSB Identification: NYC85FA120.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32093.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 11, 1985 in MORRISVILLE, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA 210M, registration: N761MC
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

SHORTLY AFTER T/O THE PILOT EXPERIENCED A ROUGH RUNNING ENGINE, CONTINUED MANEUVERING AT A LOW ALTITUDE AND THE ENGINE QUIT DUE TO UNDETERMINED CAUSE. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO STRETCH THE GLIDE TO AN OPEN FIELD AND STALLED THE AIRCRAFT, WHICH MUSHED INTO THE GROUND AT THE EDGE OF THE FIELD. THERE WERE SEVERAL OPEN FIELDS & HIGHWAY NEARBY WHICH WERE SUITABLE FOR FORCED LANDING. THE ACFT WAS DESTROYED BY IMPACT FORCES AND A POST IMPACT FIRE.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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