NTSB Identification: MIA83LA076.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20789.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 12, 1983 in NAPLES, FL
Aircraft: BEECH 23, registration: N2302L
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT THE ENGINE LOST POWER WHILE ON A SHORT FINAL DUE TO WATER IN THE FUEL. THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND AT A HIGH RATE OF SINK, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT WAS DAMAGED SUBSTANTIALLY.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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