NTSB Identification: ATL85FA221.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29770.
Accident occurred Friday, July 19, 1985 in KENNESAW, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 421C, registration: N5473G
Injuries: 1 Fatal,4 Minor.

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.

THE ACFT LOST POWER ON # 2 ENG SHORTLY AFTER TAKE-OFF. THE ACFT CRASHED AND BURNED IN A WOODED AREA SEVERAL MILES SW OF THE ARPT. THE # 2 ENG WAS SEVERLY DAMAGED IN THE FIRE. NO PRE-IMPACT MALFUNCTION COULD BE DOCUMENTED. EXAMINATION OF THE PROP DID NOT REVEAL DAMAGE CONSISTENT WITH THAT USUALLY FOUND WHEN A PROP IS IN THE FEATHERED POSITION. THE FLAP JACK SCREW WAS FOUND IN THE 10-15 DEG POSITION. BOTH ENG HAD A HISTORY OF SHUT DOWN AT LOW PWR SETTINGS DURING TAXI. THE # 2 ENG HAD 'BURBLED' DURING THE PREVIOUS FLT AND THE # 1 ENG SHUT DOWN AFTER LDG.

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OPERATION WITH KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MISCELLANEOUS..UNDETERMINED

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

PROPELLER FEATHERING..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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