NTSB Identification: MIA84LA158.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24519.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 01, 1984 in DAYTONA BEACH, FL
Aircraft: BOEING A75L300, registration: N65676
Injuries: 1 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 ACFT LOST POWER WHILE THE PLT WAS TOWING A BANNER OVER WATER. HE WAS UNABLE TO RESTART THE ENG & SUBSEQUESNTLY DITCHED THE ACFT IN THE OCEAN NEAR DAYTONA BEACH, FL. THE PLT ELECTED TO KEEP THE BANNER ATTACHED TO THE ACFT TO KEEP THE PLANE FROM FLIPPING OVER DURING IMPACT. ACCORDING TO HIM, THE ACFT FUEL SYS WAS NOT EQUIPPED WITH A SUMP DRAIN & FUEL CONTAMINATION WAS PRESENT WITHIN THE SYS.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,DRAIN..LACK OF

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

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION


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