NTSB Identification: MKC84LA134.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23996.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 08, 1984 in RICHMOND, KS
Aircraft: BEECH BE23, registration: N6112N
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.

WHILE IN CRUISE ON A FERRY FLIGHT THE ENGINE LOST POWER AND WOULD ONLY DEVELOP PARTIAL POWER. THE POWER DEGRADED TO THE POINT THAT INSUFICIENT POWER WAS AVAILABLE TO MAINTAIN FLIGHT. THE PILOT LANDED IN A FIELD AND SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE OCCURED. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE INDUCTION SYSTEM AIR HOSE [SCAT TURBING] HAD COLAPSED REDUCING THE AMOUNT OF AIRFLOW.

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

INDUCTION AIR CONTROL/SYSTEM..BUCKLED

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

INDUCTION AIR CONTROL/SYSTEM..DETERIORATED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE

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