NTSB Identification: MIA86LA174.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31156.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 08, 1986 in OCALA, FL
Aircraft: RANDY TREDO MUSTANG II, registration: N78RT
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.
THE PLT STATED THAT JUST AFTER TAKEOFF HE LOST ALL ENGINE POWER AND UPON LANDING IN AN OPEN FIELD THE GEAR COLLAPSED. EXAMINATION OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT THE BUTTERFLY VALVE IN THE CARBURETOR HEAT BOX BROKE OFF AND SLID BACK INTO THE CARBURETOR OPENING AND BLOCKED THE AIRFLOW, CAUSING THE COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER EXPERIENCED BY THE PILOT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..BLOCKED(TOTAL)
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL,TORQUE BOX..FAILURE,TOTAL
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