NTSB Identification: NYC85LA137.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28806.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 29, 1985 in BATAVIA, NY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235, registration: N8966W
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 ACFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED DURING A FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING A LOSS OF PWR ON INITIAL TAKEOFF CLIMB. THE PLT REPORTED THAT AT AN ALT OF APRX 100 FT AGL, THE ENG QUIT OPERATING. A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE 100 YRDS OFF THE END OF RWY 28. INSPECTION OF THE ACFT AND ENG FAILED TO DISCLOSE ANY MECHANICAL FAILURES/MALFUNCTIONS WHICH WOULD HAVE RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF PWR.

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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