NTSB Identification: CHI83LA398.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22480.
Accident occurred Monday, August 29, 1983 in NEW DOUGLAS, IL
Aircraft: STEWART HEADWIND, registration: N64MF
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.

DURING FLT, THE ENG LOST POWER & THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO GET A RESTART. WHILE MAKING A FORCED LANDING IN A PLOWED FIELD, THE MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED & THE ACFT NOSED OVER. LATER, AFTER THE ACFT WAS UPRIGHTED, THE ENG WAS STARTED & WAS OPERATED TO 1300 RPM. PROP DAMAGE PREVENTED OPERATING IT AT A HIGHER RPM.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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