NTSB Identification: MIA88LA093.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35825.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 27, 1988 in CHULUOTA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 305A, registration: N5290G
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

PLT STATED ELECTRIC BOOST PUMP WAS OPERATED LONGER THAN NORMAL DURING POWER OFF GLIDE FOR BANNER PICKUP. AFTER BANNER PICKUP WHEN FULL THROTTLE WAS APPLIED FOR CLIMB THE ENGINE SPUTTERED AND LOST POWER. THE NOSE WAS LOWERED IN PREPARATION FOR A LANDING STRAIGHT AHEAD. ALTITUDE DID NOT PERMIT ENOUGH TIME TO FLARE AND CHECK RATE OF DESCENT PRIOR TO A HARD TOUCHDOWN IN A THREE POINT ATTITUDE.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..OTHER

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

FUEL BOOST PUMP SELECTOR POSITION..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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