NTSB Identification: MIA89LA038.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37958.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 19, 1988 in VERO BEACH, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/28/1989
Aircraft: RYAN NAVION B, registration: N5422K
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.

THE PLT STATED THAT DRG FLT, THE ENG LOST POWER & HE WAS UNABLE TO RESTART IT. DRG A FORCED LANDING IN A FIELD, THE ACFT STRUCK THREE COWS THAT WERE IN A RAVINE & MOVED IN FRONT OF THE ACFT AS IT WAS APCHG TO LAND. A POST ACDNT EXAM OF THE ACFT REVEALED THERE WAS WATER & OTHER CONTAMINATION IN THE FUEL SYSTEM.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..ANIMAL(S)

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