NTSB Identification: SEA84LA192.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25873.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 31, 1984 in KLAMATH FALLS, OR
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA-5, registration: N6542L
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.

THE PILOT STATED THAT THE RUN-UP AND TAKEOFF WERE NORMAL BUT DURING THE CLIMBOUT THE ENGINE LOST POWER. A SMALL FIRE, CONFINED TO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT ERUPTED. POWER COULD NOT BE RESTORED AND AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS ACCOMPLISHED IN AN OPEN FIELD. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT ENGINE REVEALED THE STARTER HAD NOT DISENGAGED AND HAD OVERHEATED.

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

ENGINE ACCESSORIES,ENGINE STARTER..ENGAGED

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

ENGINE ACCESSORIES,ENGINE STARTER..FAILURE,PARTIAL



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