NTSB Identification: CHI83LA198.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23406.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 05, 1983 in MOUNT VERNON, IL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N8210V
Injuries: 4 Minor.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
AFTER TAKEOFF, THE ACFT WAS CLIMBING THRU ABOUT 500 FT AGL WHEN THERE WAS A CONSIDERABLE POWER LOSS. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT STRUCK TREES WHILE THE PLT WAS ATTEMPTING TO RETURN TO THE RWY. AN EXAM OF THE ENG WAS MADE, BUT THE REASON FOR THE POWER LOSS WAS NOT FOUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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