NTSB Identification: MIA88LA019.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35281.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 24, 1987 in TITUSVILLE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N4207F
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AFTER A GO-AROUND, AT APRX 300 FT, THE ENG LOST POWER. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO RETURN TO THE ARPT, BUT WAS UNABLE. THE ACFT DESCENDED, COLLIDED WITH TREES, BOUNCED OFF THE ROOF OF A HOUSE & CAME TO REST AGAINST A VEHICLE IN THE DRIVEWAY. INSPECTION OF THE CARBURETOR REVEALED THAT THE FUEL CHAMBER WELL OF THE DISCHARGE TUBE WAS BLOCKED BY DEBRIS.

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..CONTAMINATION

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND





Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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