NTSB Identification: MIA90LA169.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41916.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 11, 1990 in GREENVILLE, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/02/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 177, registration: N29471
Injuries: 4 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE FUEL TANKS WERE FULLY SVCD SVRD DAYS BEFORE THE FLT. DRG A PREFLT INSPN, THE FUEL TANKS & GASCOLATOR WERE CHECKED & NO WATER OR CONTAMINATION WAS FOUND. THE PLT RPRTD THAT DURING TAKOEFF, THE ENG POWER DROPPED FROM 2600 TO 2100 RPM AFTER THE ACFT HAD CLIMBED ABOUT 500 FT. THE ACFT BEGAN DSCNDG, THEN COLLIDED WITH TREES & CRASHED ABT 3/4 MI FROM THE DEP END OF THE RWY. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE ACFT OR ENG WAS FOUND.

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

THE PARTIAL LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR AN UNKNOWN REASON.

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