NTSB Identification: MIA83FA081.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21778.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 23, 1983 in CHULUOTA, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 182H, registration: N2081X
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.

THE ACFT CRASHED FROM 200 FT AGL ON TAKEOFF.WITNESSES SAID THE ENGINE QUIT AND THE ACFT MADE A STEEP LEFT TURN AND THEN DOVE STRAIGHT TO THE GROUND. THE ACFT HAD ALMOST MADE A 180 DEGREE TURN TO LINE UP WITH STATE ROAD 419 WHEN IT CRASHED. THIS ROAD PARALLELED THE TAKEOFF RWY ABOUT 600 FT TO THE SOUTH. THE ACFT HAD JUST BEEN REFUELED BEFORE TAKEOFF. OTHER ACFT USED THIS FUEL SOURCE AND NOTED NO DISCREPANCIES RELATED TO FUELING. EXAMINATION OF THE POWERPLANT WAS ACCOMPLISHEDWITH NEGATIVE RESULTS. A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF WATER WAS FOUND AROUND THE CENTER ELECTRODE OF THE SPARK PLUGS. EVIDENCE OF MOISTURE WAS ALSO FOUND IN THE CARBURETOR BOWL, HOWEVER THE FIRE DEPT HAD SPRAYED CONSIDERABLE AMOUNTS OF WATER OVER THE WRECKAGE TO EXTINGUISH THE INTENSE POST CRASH FIRE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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