NTSB Identification: ATL86LA206.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31983.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 23, 1986 in SURFSIDE BEACH, SC
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N4519U
Injuries: 1 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.

DURING FIRST BANNER TOW OF THE DAY, PLT REPORTED THAT THE ENG LOST POWER DURING INITIAL CLIMB AFTER THE BANNER WAS HOOKED. THE BANNER WAS RELEASED AND ACFT DESCENDED INTO TREES 1 MILE FROM THE PICK-UP POINT. INSPECTION OF THE ENG CONFIRMED A MAGNETO IGNITION SYSTEM MALFUNCTION DUE TO EXCESSIVE WEAR.

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..WORN

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

MAINTENANCE..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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