NTSB Identification: MIA87LA249.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34911.
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 16, 1987 in MACCLENNY, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: MOONEY M20J, registration: N201UX
Injuries: 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.

WHILE EN ROUTE AT 8000', THE ENG LOST POWER & THE PLT OBTAINED VECTORS FOR AN EMERG LANDING AT AN ARPT WITH A GRASS STRIP. DRG THE ROLL-OUT, THE LEFT WING TIP HIT A HAY WAGON NEAR THE END OF THE RWY, THEN THE ACFT VEERED & STRUCK A HANGAR. AN EXAM OF THE THROTTLE LINKAGE REVEALED THAT A SWIVEL JOINT HAD BROKEN OFF OF THE THROTTLE ARM ATTACHING BOLT, WHICH ALLOWED THE FUEL INJECTOR TO VIBRATE TO IDLE. THE FAILURE OCCURRED WHERE THE SHANK AREA OF THE ATTACHING BOLT HAD BEEN RUBBING AGAINST THE ATTACHED THROTTLE CABLE FITTING & HAD BECOME WORN.

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER,LINKAGE..WORN

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER,LINKAGE..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER,LINKAGE..DISCONNECTED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BUILDING(NONRESIDENTIAL)

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