NTSB Identification: ATL85LA185.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28429.
Accident occurred Friday, June 14, 1985 in ANDALUSIA, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA 210L, registration: N2427S
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.

THE PLT STATED THAT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, AT ABOUT 700 FT MSL, THE ENG LOST POWER WITH OUT WARNING AFTER HE MADE A POWER REDUCTION TO 2500 RPM & 25 INCHES OF MANIFOLD PRESSURE. HE ATTEMPTED TO GLIDE TO A FIELD, BUT THE ACFT WENT INTO THE TOPS OF TREES BEFORE REACHING THE FIELD. THE ENG WAS EXAMINED & NO PREEXISTING FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND WHICH WOULD HAVE CAUSED A LOSS OF POWER. BOTH FUEL TANKS WERE RUPTURED; THEREFORE, THEIR PREIMPACT CONTENT COULD NOT BE DETERMINED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

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