NTSB Identification: ATL83LA207.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21616.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 01, 1983 in DAYTON, TN
Aircraft: RAND KR-2, registration: N83UT
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 ACFT HAD BEEN AIRBORNE FOR OVER 1 HR & WAS DESCENDING ONTO BASE LEG WHEN THE ENG QUIT RUNNING AS THE PLT WENT TO ADD POWER. A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE IN A GRASSY AREA NEAR THE RWY. AFTER THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN, IT HIT A DITCH DURING THE ROLL-OUT, THEN NOSED OVER. AN EXAM OF THE MAGNETO REVEALED THAT THE POINTS WERE PITTED, CORRODED & WORN & THE MAGNETO WAS INOPERATIVE. IT WAS PURCHASED 2ND HAND & HAD AN ESTIMATED 400 HRS OF OPERATION. THE ENG WAS EQUIPPED WITH ONLY 1 MAGNETO.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..WORN
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..INOPERATIVE
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