NTSB Identification: NYC84LA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23212.
Accident occurred Wednesday, November 16, 1983 in MORRISTOWN, NJ
Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AMERICAN AA-5B, registration: N28271
Injuries: 2 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.

EARLIER IN THE EVENING, THE PLT HAD TAKEN OFF WITH 3 PASSENGERS ON BOARD. SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, HE ADVISED THE TOWER THAT THE ENG WAS NOT DEVELOPING FULL POWER. HE REMAINED IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN & LANDED, THEN TAXIED TO THE RAMP. LATER, THE PLT MADE A 2ND TAKEOFF WITH 1 PASSENGER ON BOARD. AFTER BECOMING AIRBORNE, HE ELECTED TO ABORT DUE TO A REPORTED POWER LOSS. THE ACFT HAD PASSED THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY & SETTLED IN A MARSHLAND. AN EXAM OF THE ENG REVEALED NO DISCREPANCIES. A TEST RUN OF THE ENG WAS THEN MADE & IT PERFORMED WITHIN THE MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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