NTSB Identification: NYC83FHD04.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27244.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 02, 1983 in ATLANTIC CITY, NJ
Aircraft: CESSNA 172L, registration: N9862G
Injuries: 1 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.

THE PLT MADE 2 ATTEMPTS TO TAKEOFF. ON THE SECOND ATTEMPT, THE ACFT LIFTED OFF TO ABOUT 30 FT. THE PLT STATED THAT THE ENG LOST RPM (FROM 2450 TO 1700 RPM), SO HE ABORTED THE TAKEOFF. THE ACFT PORPOISED ABOUT 3 TIMES & CONTINUED OFF THE END OF THE RWY & CAME TO REST IN A BAY. A WITNESS SAID THE ENG WAS CUTTING OUT DURING BOTH ATTEMPTS TO TAKEOFF.

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:

OPERATION WITH KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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