NTSB Identification: ATL93LA158.
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Accident occurred Sunday, September 12, 1993 in RESACA, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/02/1994
Aircraft: BEECH A-23-19, registration: N4763J
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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AFTER FAILING TO DEVELOP SUFFICIENT POWER ON THE FIRST TAKEOFF ATTEMPT, THE PILOT REJECTED THE TAKEOFF AND PERFORMED ANOTHER RUNUP CHECK. ON THE SECOND TAKEOFF ATTEMPT, THE ENGINE LOST POWER DURING CLIMBOUT AND THE PILOT WAS FORCED TO LAND THE AIRPLANE OFF-FIELD. THE LEFT WING STRUCK THE GROUND ON LANDING. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT'S ENGINE FAILED TO REVEAL EVIDENCE OF MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION. WEATHER CONDITIONS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WERE FAVORABLE FOR THE FORMATION OF CARBURETOR ICE.

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

NOT DETERMINED.

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