NTSB Identification: MIA83FA050
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, December 17, 1982 in HOMESTEAD, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/17/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301, registration: N81012
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 AIRCRAFT LOST POWER DURING TAKEOFF AND THE PILOT MADE A HARD LANDING IN A PLOWED FIELD. THE MAGNETO CAM, P/N 10-349359-9, HAD SEPARATED THE SHAFT. BENDIX SERVICE BULLETIN #608 RECOMMENDING A CAM RETAINING SCREW HAD NOT BEEN ACCOMPLISHED.

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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

MAINTENANCE,SERVICE BULLETIN/LETTER..DISREGARDED..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..DISCONNECTED

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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