NTSB Identification: ATL86LA071.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30027.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 09, 1986 in COLUMBIA, SC
Aircraft: GREAT LAKES 2T-1A-2, registration: N3773F
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.

WHILE ON CROSSWIND FOLLOWING TAKEOFF THE ENGINE LOST TOTAL POWER AFTER CLIMBING TO 500 FEET AGL. THE PILOT INITIATED A TURN TOWARD A FIELD AND COLLIDED WITH TREES ON THE APPROACH END OF THE FIELD. POST-CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT REVEALED THAT THE INDUCTION AIR HOSE HAD COLLAPSED AND WAS DRAWN INTO THE INDUCTION SYSTEM, RESTRICTING THE FLOW OF INDUCTION AIR TO THE ENGINE.

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

INDUCTION AIR CONTROL/SYSTEM..BLOCKED(TOTAL)

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