NTSB Identification: CHI93LA343.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, August 31, 1993 in LAKE IN THE HIL, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/20/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N6649N
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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WHILE IN CLIMB TO CRUISE FLIGHT, THE AIRPLANE SUFFERED A PARTIAL LOSS OF ENGINE POWER. THE PILOT DETERMINED THAT HE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO CONTINUE THE FLIGHT AND ELECTED TO CONDUCT A GEAR UP LANDING ON A ROAD. AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE AIRPLANE DRIFTED TO THE RIGHT AND IMPACTED TREES. A POST-ACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE AIRPLANE REVEALED THAT THE ENGINE UPPER DECK PRESSURE LINE WAS CHAFED.

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

CHAFING OF A FUEL SYSTEM LINE.

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