NTSB Identification: ATL87LA058.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32472.
Accident occurred Thursday, January 08, 1987 in TUSKEGEE, AL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N3971L
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 A TOUCH AND GO ATTEMPT, THE PILOT EXPERIENDED AN ENGINE FAILURE SHORTLY AFTER LIFTOFF. THE PILOT SAFELY LANDED ON THE RUNWAY, BUT DID NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT RUNWAY TO STOP THE AIRCRAFT BEFORE RUNNING OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF 31. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER INTO A DITCH. THE WRECKAGE EXAMINATION DISCLOSED THAT VISIBLE CONTAMINATES WERE PRESENT IN THE FUEL FILTER AND CARBURETOR BOWL. THERE WAS AN UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT OF FUEL FOUND IN THE FUEL SYSTEM.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,FILTER..CONTAMINATION

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..CONTAMINATION


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