NTSB Identification: CHI88LA169.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37642.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 19, 1988 in ELYRIA, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1989
Aircraft: BEECH E18S, registration: N136JR
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.

DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL, THE RIGHT ENGINE 'SURGED'. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT, AND THE AIRCRAFT SWERVED TO THE RIGHT, DEPARTED THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, STRUCK A DITCH AND GROUNDLOOPED, COLLAPSING THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE FUEL SYSTEM FOR THE RIGHT ENGINE CONTAINED WATER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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

POWERPLANT..SURGE



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