NTSB Identification: ATL85IA251.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29434.
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Incident occurred Friday, August 16, 1985 in HILTON HEAD, SC
Aircraft: CESSNA 441, registration: N2624D
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE APPROACH SEQUENCE AND PROFILE WERE NORMAL, AND THERE WERE NO APPARENT AIRCRAFT PROBLEMS. AFTER TOUCH DOWN THE PILOT APPLIED REVERSE THRUST. DURING THE LANDING ROLL OUT, THE AIRCRAFT VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, COLLIDED WITH A TAXIWAY MARKER AND A RUNWAY LIGHT. THE AIRCRAFT EXAMINATION DISCLOSED THAT, THE LEFT PROPELLER GROUND STRIKE HAD OCCURRED. WHEN PULLED INTO REVERSE, THE THROTTLE LEVERS COULD OVERLAP, CAUSING A DIFFERENCE IN THE FUEL CONTROLLER READING ON EACH ENGINE. THE ENGINE EXAMINATION DISCLOSED THAT THE RIGHT ENGINE NEGATIVE TORQUE SENSING CAMSET WAS DISPLACED TWO TEETH FROM THE INSTALLED REFERENCE POINT. THIS CONDITION PREVENTED THE RIGHT PROPELLER FROM COMING OUT OF THE FEATHER POSITION DURING THE POST INCIDENT EXAMINATION.

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES..IMPROPER

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

PROPELLER GOVERNOR CONTROL..ASYMMETRICAL

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER..IMPROPER


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RUNWAY LIGHT

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