NTSB Identification: ATL83FKG01
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, November 08, 1982 in JUNNEL HILL, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/08/1983
Aircraft: BEECH A23, registration: N3513R
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING TAKEOFF, THE ENGINE LOST POWER AT ABOUT 700 FT AGL. A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE IN A PASTURE THAT WAS HILLY WITH A GULLY RUNNING THROUGH IT. DURING THE LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT FIRST CONTACTED THE TOP OF A SMALL HILL IN THE PASTURE, THEN BECAME AIRBORNE A SHORT DISTANCE AND IMPACTED HARD. THE PILOT WAS FATALLY INJURED. THE CAUSE OF DEATH WAS LISTED AS CERVICAL DISLOCATION. AN EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE, ITS COMPONENTS AND THE FUEL SYSTEM FAILED TO DISCLOSE THE CAUSE OF THE LOSS OF POWER. THE ENGINE WAS SUBSEQUENTLY INSTALLED IN A TEST CELL AND OPERATIONALLY CHECKED NORMAL.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..MOUNTAINOUS/HILLY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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