NTSB Identification: CHI85LA335.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29077.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 04, 1985 in GRIFFITH, IN
Aircraft: BEECH A23A, registration: N6937Q
Injuries: 4 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 PREFLIGHT AND TAKEOFF WERE UNEVENTFUL. SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF THE PLT EXPERIENCED A PARTIAL PWR LOSS AND DISCOVERED THAT HE COULD NOT MAINTAIN LEVEL FLT. HE THEN PERFORMED A FORCED LANDING IN A FLD. FOLLOWING THE ACCIDENT AN FAA AIRWORTHINESS INSPECTOR EXAMINED THE WRECKAGE AND NOTED NOTHING WRONG WITH THE ENG. THE FOLLOWING COMPONENTS WERE ALDO NOTED TO BE OPERAIONAL: THE ELECTRIC BOOST PUMP, THE ENG DRIVEN FUEL PUMP AND BOTH FUEL TANKS WERE 3/4 FULL OF 100LL AVIATION FUEL. LASTLY, BOTH FUEL SUMPS WERE DRAINED WITH NO NOTICEABLE WATER OR OTHER CONTAMINANTS PRESENT.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED

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