NTSB Identification: LAX84LA008.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23216.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 08, 1983 in PACIFICA, CA
Aircraft: JOHNSON VARIEZE, registration: N555EZ
Injuries: 1 Fatal.
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. WITNESSES OBSERVED THE PLT MAKE A FORCED LANDING ON A SHORELINE. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN ON BEACH SAND, THE MAIN GEAR SEPARATED, THEN THE FUSELAGE SKIPPED ALONG THE SAND/SURF FOR ABOUT 250 YDS. BEFORE STOPPING, IT IMPACTED A STORM DRAIN OUTFALL PIPE. AN EXAM OF THE ENG & WRECKAGE REVEALED NO REASON FOR THE POWER LOSS.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY
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