NTSB Identification: ATL85LA231.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28552.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 03, 1985 in HILTON HEAD IS., SC
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N67998
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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 COMMERCIAL/CFI PLT AND A PASSENGER WERE FLYING JUST OFF SHORE AT ABOUT 700 FT WHEN THE ENGINE QUIT. HE COULD NOT CLEAR TREES ALONG THE SHORE AND THE BEACH WAS UNUSABLE DUE TO FALLEN TREES. THE PLT LANDED IN THE OCEAN AND BOTH OCCUPANTS SWAM TO SHORE. THE ACFT WAS LOCATED BUT NOT RECOVERED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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