NTSB Identification: MIA83LA013
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 17, 1982 in BROOKSVILLE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/17/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG, registration: N1892Q
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 TAKEOFF, THE ENGINE LOST POWER AT ABOUT 700 TO 800 FT AGL WHILE THE PLANE WAS CLIMBING. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO RESTART THE ENGINE. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED IN AN ORANGE GROVE AND WAS DESTROYED. AN EXAMINATION AND PARTIAL TEARDOWN OF THE ENGINE REVEALED NO PREIMPACT MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

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