Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2013 Issue

February 24, 2013, Homestead, Fla. Cessna T337G Turbo Skymaster

The airplane was substantially damaged at about 1142 Eastern time when it was ditched in Biscayne Bay. Visual conditions prevailed. The private pilot and three passengers sustained minor injuries. While the flight was in cruising flight at about 900 feet agl, the rear engine quit without warning. The pilot added full power to the front engine and restarted the rear engine but about 500 feet of altitude were lost. The rear engine manifold pressure after the…

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