NTSB Identification: ATL86FLT03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28706.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 03, 1985 in MILLINGTON, TN
Aircraft: CESSNA 172I, registration: N35469
Injuries: 3 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 COLLAPED THE NOSE LNDG BEAR DURING A FORCED LNDG AFTER THE ENGINE FAILED DURING TAKEOFF. DURING POST ACE ENG EXAM THE WIRES DISCONNECTED FROM THE MAGNETO SWITCH. THE WIRES WERE RESTING ON THE 'P' LEADS. THE FASTENING SCREW FOUND ON THE BOTTOM OF THE CANVAS BAG THAT PROTECTS THE MAG SWITCH.

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..DISCONNECTED

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

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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