NTSB Identification: MIA87LA005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31869.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 07, 1986 in LAKELAND, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-200, registration: N5056S
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.

THE PLT STATED THE ACFT LOST POWER AND HE WAS UNABLE TO MAKE IT TO THE ARPT. THE ACFT CRASHED IN A FIELD ABOUT 3/4 OF A MILE FROM THE LAKELAND ARPT. POST CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE ENG REVEALED A COMPLETE FAILURE OF BOTH MAGNETOS, RESULTING IN THE LOSS OF POWER EXPERIENCED BY THE PILOT.

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..FAILURE,TOTAL

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