NTSB Identification: ATL86LA199.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31233.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 19, 1986 in ORANGE BEACH, AL
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7KCAB, registration: N11703
Injuries: 1 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.
DURING A BANNER TOWING FLIGHT ALONG A BEACH, THE AIRCRAFT LOST POWER AND THE PILOT ATTEMPTED A LANDING ON THE BEACH OF A SMALL ISLAND. DURING LANDING ROLL THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED INTO THE WATER AND FLIPPED INVERTED. THE OPERATOR OF THE AIRCRAFT REPORTED THAT THE EXHAUST PIPE SEPARATED FROM THE MUFFLER RESULTING IN A LOSS OF POWER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:EXHAUST SYSTEM,MANIFOLD/PIPE..SEPARATION
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