NTSB Identification: NYC83LA051.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19666.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 08, 1983 in SUSSEX, NJ
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N72280
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.

AIRCRAFT LOST POWER AFTER TAKEOFF AT 200 FEET AND PILOT MADE A TURN BACK TOWARDS AIRPORT FOR LANDING. ENGINE DID NOT RESPOND TO PILOTS REMEDIAL ACTIONS. A LANDING WAS MADE IN SOFT GRASSY TERRAIN ON THE AIRPORT. DURING LANDING THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR SEPARATED AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER. NO REASON FOR THE POWER LOSS WAS FOUND.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD

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