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Examples of Accident Reports (2)

The investigation found that the circumstances 
of the accident were consistent with the left 
engine having suffered a substantial power loss
when an inlet valve stuck in the open position. 
The inability of the handling pilot (co-pilot)
to obtain optimum asymmetric performance from
the aircraft was the culminating factor in a 
combination of local and organisational
that led to this accident. Contributing factors
included the overweight condition of the aircraft, 
an engine overhaul or maintenance error, non-adherence
to operating procedures and lack of skill of the
handling pilot.
(From Australain Bureau of Air Safety Investigation
report into ditching of DC-3 VH-EDC, Botany Bay, 
New South Wales 24 April 1994.