NTSB Identification: LAX85LA360.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30104.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 21, 1985 in TOLLESON, AZ
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER G-164B, registration: N6749K
Injuries: 2 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.
ACCORDING TO THE PILOT,THE ENGINE LOST PARTIAL POWER WHILE IN CRUISE FLT. HE SELECTED A COTTON FIELD IN WHICH TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LNG. THE AIRCRAFT OVER SHOT THE INTENDED LANDING AREA AND IMPACTED A UTILITY POLE. THE COLLISION RUPTURED THE FUEL SYSTEM AND THE FUEL IGNITED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ENG ASSEMBLY,BLOWER/IMPELLER/INTEGRAL SUPERCHARGER..FAILURE,TOTAL
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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