NTSB Identification: MKC85LA215.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29078.
Accident occurred Friday, September 13, 1985 in OLATHE, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA 421B, registration: N88DM
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.

DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL ON AN IFR FLT, THE RIGHT ENG LOST PWR AND THE PLT ABORTED THE TAKEOFF. THE ACFT RAN OFF THE END OF THE RWY, ACROSS TWO DITCHES, ONE ROAD, THROUGH A FENCE AND STRUCK A POST IN A FLD. DURING POST ACCIDENT TESTS, THE RIGHT ENG WOULD RUN ONLY WHEN IT WAS PRIMED WITH FUEL. THE EXACT PART OF THE FUEL SYSTEM THAT MALFUNCTIONED COULD NOT BE DETERMINED.

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

FUEL SYSTEM..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH TERRAIN

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