NTSB Identification: CHI83LA005
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 03, 1982 in MADISON, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/1983
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA-1C, registration: N8055W
Injuries: 2 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.

AFTER TAKEOFF FROM A TOUCH & GO THE ENG LOST POWER. THE #1 CYL UPPER PLUG LEAD NUT HAD BACKED OFF & THE LEAD WAS FOUND RESTING IN THE PLUG. THE #2 & #4 CYL UPPER PLUG LEAD NUTS HAD BACKED OFF & BOTH LEADS WERE NOT IN THE SPARK PLUGS BUT WERE RESTING ON THE CYL. THE #4 CYL LOWER PLUG LEAD HAD BACKED OFF ALLOWING IT TO DROP OUT OF THE PLUG.

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,SPARK PLUG..DISCONNECTED

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

MAINTENANCE..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


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