NTSB Identification: MIA84LA050.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23020.
Accident occurred Friday, December 23, 1983 in FT. MYERS, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N9510T
Injuries: 4 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.

DURING TKOF ROLL ABT HALFWAY DOWN THE RWY THE PLT NOTICED THE ACFT WAS NOT ACCELERATING NORMALLY. AFT LIFTOFF HE ATMPTD TO RETURN TO THE ARPT HOWEVER WAS FORCED TO DITCH THE ACFT IN THE CALOOSAHATCHE RIVER DUE TO A LOSS OF PWR. EXAM OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT THE FUEL MANIFOLD HAD NO VALID PART NUMBER AND THAT ITS FUEL DIVIDER BLOCK CONTAINED A BRASS SCREEN THAT WAS ABT 50 PERCENT BLOCKED BY CORROSION PRODUCTS. CONDUCTIVITY TESTS SHOWED THAT ITS ALUMINUM HOUSING WAS NOT ANODIZED FOR ANTI-CORROSION TREATMENT.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SYSTEM,INJECTOR..CORRODED

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

MAINTENANCE..NOT PERFORMED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,GLASSY

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