NTSB Identification: ATL87LA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33408.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 18, 1987 in BROOKVILLE, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 177, registration: N2356Y
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 REPORTED A PARTIAL PWR LOSS AT ABOUT 30 FT AGL DURING THE INITIAL TAKEOFF CLIMB. HE ELECTED TO LAND STRAIGHT AHEAD IN A SOFT, PLOWED FIELD. THE ACFT NOSED OVER DURING THE LANDING. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION REVEALED EVIDENCE OF WATER IN THE FUEL LINES.

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

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