NTSB Identification: MIA84LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24257.
Accident occurred Friday, April 20, 1984 in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N51184
Injuries: 4 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 REPORTED THAT SHORTLY AFTER LEVELING AT 5,500 FT MSL, HE LEANED THE MIXTURE, & A FEW MINUTES LATER, THE ENG LOSTPARTIAL POWER. ALL ATTEMPTS TO RESTORE POWER WERE TO NO AVAIL; THE ENG DEVELOPED ONLY ABOUT 1600 RPM. THE FLT ENTERED A 300 FPM RATE OF DESCENT UNTIL IT DITCHED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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