NTSB Identification: FTW02LA055.
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Accident occurred Friday, December 07, 2001 in Haltom City, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/29/2003
Aircraft: Luscombe 8A, registration: N1212B
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.

The pilot was in level flight at 1,300 AGL for about 10 minutes when the engine lost power without warning. Actions to restore engine power were not successful so the pilot elected to land in a nearby open field. The airplane touched down hard, and the airplane nosed over. The reason for the loss of engine power could not be determined.

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

The loss of engine power for undetermined reasons. A factor was the lack of suitable terrain for a forced landing.

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