NTSB Identification: FTW84LA146.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24810.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 25, 1984 in ALIEF, TX
Aircraft: CHANCE VOUGHT F4U-5, registration: N4903M
Injuries: 1 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.

SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF THE AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED A POWER LOSS.THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO LAND IN AN AREA OF NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION AND WAS FORCED TO DIVE UNDER POWER LINES, THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A NOSE LOW ATTITUDE AND SLID TO A STOP IN LESS THAN 75 FT. THE AIRCRAFT WAS DESTROYED BY A POST CRASH FIRE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

DESCENT..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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