Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary ATL90LA041

NASHVILLE, NC, USA

Aircraft #1

N8EM

BEECH A36

Analysis

THE PILOT STATED THAT THE ENGINE BEGAN RUNNING ROUGH. THE ENGINE SUBSEQUENTLY LOST POWER AND THE PILOT EXECUTED A FORCED LANDING IN A NEARBY FIELD. ON LANDING ROLL, THE AIRCRAFT CONTACTED A DITCH AND WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED. SUBSEQUENT INSPECTION OF THE AIRCRAFT, FUEL AND ENGINE SHOWED NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-ACCIDENT CONTAMINATION OR MALFUNCTION. THE REASON FOR THE LOSS OF POWER COULD NOT BE DETERMINED.

Probable Cause and Findings

A LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS. A FACTOR RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE DITCH THE AIRPLANE CONTACTED.

 

Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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