NTSB Identification: NYC86LA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30120.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 28, 1985 in BLOOMSBURG, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N7506G
Injuries: 1 Minor,3 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 ACFT WAS ON AN IFR FLT EN ROUTE TO ALLEGHENY COUNTY ARPT AT 6000 FT WHEN AN ELECTRICAL FAILURE OCCURRED. THE PLT EXECUTED A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING IN A MUDDY FLD. THE NOSE WHEEL CAUGHT IN MUD AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. EXAMINATION OF THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM REVEALED THAT THE ALTERNATOR SYSTEM FAILED DUE INTERNAL STRUCTURE WEAR WHICH SHORTED OUT THE ALTERNATOR.

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ALTERNATOR..SHORTED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..UPHILL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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