NTSB Identification: MKC85LA183.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28368.
Accident occurred Monday, August 12, 1985 in MENLO, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N4936Q
Injuries: 1 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.

PLT REPORTS THAT THE ENG GRADUALLY LOST POWER DURING A SWATH TURN AROUND. A LANDING ON A NEARBY ROAD APPEARED POSSIBLE BUT THE ENG QUIT AND THE ACFT CRASHED IN A CORN FIELD. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION BY AN FAA INSPECTOR FAILED TO REVEAL ANY EVIDENCE TO EXPLAIN THE REPORTED LOSS OF POWER.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE

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