NTSB Identification: MIA87LA100.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33100.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 08, 1987 in NEW SMYRNA BCH, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 337E, registration: N100LT
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 ON SHORT FINAL THE AUTO-PLT ACTIVATED RESULTING IN AN UNCONTROLLED 50-60 DEGREE NOSE LOW LEFT BANK. THE ACFT THEN VEERED FROM THE APCH PATH OFF THE ARPT PROPERTY WHERE IT THEN COLLIDED WITH A VEHICLE & TREE BEFORE COMING TO REST. INSPECTION OF THE ACFT REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE FLT CONTROLS OR AUTO-PLT.

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

FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM..UNDETERMINED

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

AUTOPILOT/FLIGHT DIRECTOR..UNDETERMINED


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