NTSB Identification: CHI86FA079.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33477.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 29, 1986 in BIRMINGHAM, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA 421C, registration: N68653
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.

AT ROTATION THE RIGHT ENG FAILED. THE ACFT ENTERED A SKIDDING TURN TO THE RT AND CONTINUED TO CLIMB TO ABOUT 100 FT AGL. DURING THE TURN 110 DEG FROM T.O. HEADING ACFT ROLLED INVERTED AND DESCENDED INTO A CAR PORT. EXTENSIVE POST IMPACT FIRE DESTROYED ACFT, CAR PORT AND THREE VEHICLES. GEAR WAS NOT RETRACTED AND PROP WAS NOT FEATHERED. DURING POST ACCIDENT EXAM OF THE RT ENG EXTENSIVE INTERNAL DAMAGE WAS FOUND.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

GEAR RETRACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

PROPELLER FEATHERING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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