NTSB Identification: NYC88LA195.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38125.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 27, 1988 in CANTON, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/29/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG, registration: N52865
Injuries: 2 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 INITIAL CLIMB FROM TAKEOFF, THE ENGINE LOST TOTAL POWER AND AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS MADE ON A HIGHWAY. THE LEFT WING AND HORIZONTAL STABILIZER STRUCK A GUARDRAIL WHEN THE PILOT WAS MANEUVERING TO AVOID A TRUCK. A POST-CRASH INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED WATER IN THE FUEL LINE BETWEEN THE FUEL PUMP AND FUEL INJECTOR AND IN THE FUEL INJECTION UNIT.

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

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION

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:

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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