NTSB Identification: NYC85LA179.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28112.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 17, 1985 in W.STAFFORD, CT
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N89856
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 PLT STATED THAT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF UPON REACHING AN ALT OF 3000 FT, THE ENG PWR DROPPED TO 1000 RPM WITH THE PROP WINDMILLING. HE THEN WENT THROUGH THE RESTART PROCEDURE TO NO AVAIL. THE PLT THEN PERFORMED AN ENG SHUT DOWN AND FORCE LANDED THE ACFT IN A FLD. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AFTER IT CONTACTED A HOLE IN THE TERRAIN AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. CAUSE OF THE LOSS OF PWR WAS NOT DETERMINED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED



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