NTSB Identification: MIA86LA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29839.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 15, 1985 in HOMESTEAD, FL
Aircraft: Lake LA4-200, registration: N2969P
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 PLT STATED THAT WHILE ON A FLIGHT FROM MARCO ISLAND FL, TO OCEAN REEF FL, HE HEARD A LOUD BANG AND ELECTED TO LAND AT HOMESTEAD GENERAL ARPT. UPON LANDING HE FOUND THE LEFT MUFFLER HAD SEPERATED FROM THE ACFT, STRUCK THE PROPELLER AND WAS DRIVEN THROUGH THE TOP OF THE FUSELAGE.

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

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