NTSB Identification: ATL84LA221.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24731.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 17, 1984 in FAYETTEVILLE, WV
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N46547
Injuries: 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 PLT STATED THAT THE ENG SUDDENLY LOST POWER AS HE WAS CLIMBING THRU ABOUT 150 FT AGL. HE CONTINUED STRAIGHT AHEAD & LANDED AFTER THE ACFT BRUSHED THE TOP OF A SMALL TREE THEN HIT ANOTHER SMALL TREE. NO REASON FOR THE LOSS OF POWER WAS FOUND. ONE OF THE PASSENGERS STATED THAT THE PLT DID NOT RUN UP THE ENG PRIOR TO TAKEOFF.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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