NTSB Identification: NYC83FNE01
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 31, 1982 in DURHAM, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/31/1983
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A-3, registration: N3983A
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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 A CLIMB TO A HIGHER ALTITUDE THE ENGINE FAILED. THE PLT ATTEMPTED A 180 DEG TURN TO LAND AT AN ARPT BUT WAS UNABLE TO MAKE IT TO THE ARPT. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN APPROXIMATELY 15 FT BEFORE IMPACTING A BARN.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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