NTSB Identification: LAX84FA472.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26867.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 08, 1984 in REDLANDS, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 310, registration: N381LS
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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.

GND WITNESSES OBSVD AN INITIAL ERRATIC TAKEOFF GND ROLL. AFTER THE ACFT REACHED 200 FT IT EXPERIENCED A POWER LOSS ON THE LEFT ENGINE. THE ACFT STALLED AS IT TURNED LEFT, ENTERED INTO AN UNCONTROLLED DESCENT AND CRASHED. THE POST IMPACT FIRE CONSUMED THE COCKPIT/CABIN AREA. THE ENGINE EXAM DISCLOSED UNIDENTIFIED CONTAMINATES IN THE FUEL METERING UNIT; ONE FUEL NOZZLE WAS PLUGGED. AN ANNUAL INSP WAS RECENTLY PERFORMED. A NON-CERTIFICATED STUDENT PILOT OCCUPIED THE LEFT FRONT SEAT. THE CERTIFICATED PVT PILOT, WHO DOES NOT HOLD A FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATE, OCCUPIED THE RIGHT FRONT SEAT; HIS CLASS III MEDICAL CERTIFICATE HAD EXPIRED.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..DUAL STUDENT

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

FUEL SYSTEM,INJECTOR..CONTAMINATION

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

MAINTENANCE,ANNUAL INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..DUAL STUDENT

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

AIRSPEED(VYSE)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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