NTSB Identification: MIA70F0137
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BOEING PT-17, registration: N55A

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2560  69/8/30    KNOXVILLE,TENN      BOEING PT-17        CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 25, 665
        TIME - 1600                    N55A                PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 6 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DOWNTOWN ISLAND
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          KNOXVILLE,TENN              KNOXVILLE,TENN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: CARBURETOR
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY SECURED
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- CARB ADAPTER PLATE CAME LOOSE FROM HOUSING. CAUSED LEAN MIXTURE. ACFT STRUCK DIRT MOUNDS.

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