NTSB Identification: CHI84FA292.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25295.
Accident occurred Friday, July 13, 1984 in HENRYVILLE, IN
Aircraft: CESSNA 182A, registration: N6021B
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 AIRCRAFT'S ANNUAL INSPECTION WAS THIRTEEN YEARS OVERDUE AND THE PILOT HAD NOT LOGGED ANY FLIGHT TIME INN ALMOST ONE YEAR. TWENTY EIGHT AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVES HAD NOT BEEN COMPLIED WITH. THE ENGINE QUIT SHORTLY AFTER TAKE OFF, WHEN THE MAGNETO COILS HEATED UP AND ARCED THRU LARGE CRACKS IN THE PLASTIC COATING. THIS MALFUNCTION WAS THE SUBJECT OF ONE OF THE AD'S. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH UNMARKED HIGH TENSION POWERLINES AND IMPACTED THE GROUND.

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

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IGNITION SYSTEM..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..DETERIORATED

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,IGNITION COIL..CRACKED




Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,COMPLIANCE WITH AD..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,ANNUAL INSPECTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT SERVICE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,COMPLIANCE WITH AD..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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