NTSB Identification: MIA85FA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26915.
Accident occurred Monday, December 10, 1984 in MARATHON, FL
Aircraft: Beech 65, registration: N101V
Injuries: 5 Uninjured.

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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, APRX 20 MIN AFTER DEPARTURE AT 4,000 TO 5,000 FT THE LEFT ENG FAILED FOLLOWED 10 MIN LATER BY A POWER LOSS IN THE RIGHT ENG. DURING THE DESC THE RIGHT ENG RESTARTED MOMENTARILY BUT ONLY RAN FOR ABOUT 1 MIN. THE PLT DITCHED NEAR A SAILBOAT WHOSE OCCUPANTS RESCUED THE PLT AND PAX. THE ACFT SUNK IN ABOUT 8 FT OF WATER. WHEN RECOVERED INVESTIGATORS FOUND THAT THE LEFT PROP WAS NOT FEATHERED. THE RIGHT PROP WAS SEPARATED FROM THE ENG AT THE FRONT GEAR CASE. IN THE SEPARATION SEQUENCE THE PROP PUNCTURED HOLES IN THE WING OUTBOARD OF THE RIGHT ENG NACELLE. FUEL SAMPLES TAKEN FROM TRUCKS AT THE DEP ARPT WERE SATISFACTORY

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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