Preliminary Accident Reports

October 2007 Issue

August 5, 2007 in Jean, Nev., Beech 36

At about 2040 Pacific time, the airplane experienced a total loss of engine power during cruise flight. The airline transport pilot executed a forced landing in an open dirt field. Neither the pilot nor the two passengers were injured. The airplane, which slid to a stop on uneven terrain with retracted landing gear, was substantially damaged. Visual conditions prevailed.

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