NTSB Identification: CHI85LA278.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28986.
Accident occurred Friday, July 05, 1985 in CROOKSTON, MN
Aircraft: GRUMMAN TR2, registration: N9891L
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 NOSED OVER IN A FLD DURING A FORCED LANDING FOLLOWING A TOTAL LOSS OF PWR. THE PLT REPORTED THE FUEL CONSUMPTION DURING THE FLT SEEMED HIGHER THAN USUAL. HE THEN BEGAN LOOKING FOR CROOKSTON MUNICIPAL ARPT TO LAND. APRX 3 MILES SE OF THE ARPT THE PWR LOSS OCCURRED. DURING THE LANDING THE ACFT WAS STALLED ABOUT 10 FT AGL. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AS THE ACFT CONTACTED THE GROUND AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE FUEL SUPPLY WAS FOUND TO HAVE BEEN EXHAUSTED.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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