NTSB Identification: MIA87FA041.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32439.
Accident occurred Monday, December 01, 1986 in PANAMA CITY, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 320, registration: N1FD
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WHILE EXECUTING AN ILS APPROACH WITH AIRCRAFT RADIOS THAT WERE NOT OPERATING PROPERLY AND USING A HAND HELD TRANSCEIVER, THE RIGHT ENGINE FAILED DUE TO A BROKEN FUEL PRESSURE SENSOR WIRE, AND THE PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT IN IMC CONDITIONS AND CRASHED.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,FUEL CONTROL..LOOSE

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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