NTSB Identification: CHI85LA293.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28962.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 16, 1985 in MECHANICSTOWN, OH
Aircraft: JOHN H. MC CLAIN, JR. RAND KR2, registration: N717J
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 LANDED SHORT OF THE RWY AFTER A POWER LOSS. THE PLT SAID HE WAS APPROACHING TO LADN AT 1800 RPM WHEN HE ADDED POWER TO CLEAR SOME POWER LINES. THE ENG DID NOT RESPOND AND THE ACFT WAS FLOWN UNDER THE WIRES WHERE IT COLLIDED WITH A TREE DURING LANDING SHORT. AFTER ACC INVESTIGATION SHOWED NO ABNORMALTIES IN EQUIPMENT.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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