NTSB Identification: MIA86LA121.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31350.
Accident occurred Monday, April 14, 1986 in OCALA, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 340, registration: N1707G
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 A COMBINATION COMPANY BUSINESS AND TRAINING FLIGHT, THE INSTRUCTOR SEATED IN THE RIGHT SEAT OF THE AIRCRAFT COMMANDED THE OTHER PILOT TO EXECUTE A VFR GO-AROUND ON SHORT FINAL. THE OTHER PILOT ADDED POWER TO BOTH ENGINES AND NOTED THAT THE RIGHT ENGINE FAILED TO RESPOND. HE THEN RETARDED BOTH THROTTLES AND THE AIRCRAFT VEERED RIGHT OFF THE RUNWAY. DURING THE LANDING ON THE GRASS THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A DITCH. EXAMINATION OF THE RIGHT ENGINE AFTER THE ACCIDENT REVEALED NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION/FAILURE.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..DITCH

Index for Apr1986 | Index of months