NTSB Identification: DIA68D0148
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A, registration: N1112K

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0050  68/1/14    NEWPORT NEWS, VA     LUSCOMBE 8A        CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 48, 551
        TIME - 1538                    N1112K              PX-  0  0  0  PRACTICE                  TOTAL HOURS, 401 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PATRICK HENRY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            LANDING: TRAFFIC PATTERN-CIRCLING
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: CYLINDER ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER CLEARANCE-TOLERANCE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - EXCESSIVE TEMPERATURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY INSTALLED
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
        REMARKS- OVERSIZE PISTONS AND RINGS INSTALLED DURING RECENT OVERHAUL.NOS 3-4 CYLS NOT BORED ACCORDINGLY.

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