NTSB Identification: SEA84LA156.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24589.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 03, 1984 in BREMERTON, WA
Aircraft: MONETT-KEATING MONI, registration: N193RK
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 PILOT STATED HE HAD SHUT DOWN THE ENGINE SEVERAL TIMES TO GLIDE. ON THE LAST RESTART THE ENGINE RAN FOR APRX 15 SECSAND THEN BEGAN TO RUN ROUGH AND DIED. ATTEMPTED RESTARTS WERE NOT SUCCESSFUL. THE AIRCRAFT FAILED TO CLEAR TREES WHILE ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON A GRASS CLEARING. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT DISCLOSED A 'BLADE TYPE' ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR TO THE COIL HAD VIBRATED LOOSE INTERRUPTING ELECTRICAL CURRENT TO THE IGNITION SYSTEM.

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

IGNITION SYSTEM..DISCONNECTED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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