NTSB Identification: MIA88LA046.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35619.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 29, 1987 in NEW PORT RICHEY, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N62083
Injuries: 1 Serious,3 Minor.

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 PILOT EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE FAILURE DUE TO A HEAVILY COKED #4 CYLINDER EXHAUST VALVE WHILE ON CLIMB OUT AT 500 FT AGL. HE ATTEMPTED A TURN BACK TO THE AIRPORT AND STALLED IN THE TURN AND CRASHED.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,VALVE,EXHAUST..FOULED

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,ANNUAL INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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