NTSB Identification: MKC68A0006
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of BRANIFF AIRWAYS INC
Aircraft: CONVAIR 340, registration: N3427

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0048  67/7/23    DES MOINES,IOWA     CONVAIR 340         CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1446                    N3427               PX-  0  0  6                            36, 9300 TOTAL HOURS, 400
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        OPERATOR - BRANIFF AIRWAYS,INC.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
           FIRE OR EXPLOSION: IN FLIGHT                             IN FLIGHT: CLIMB TO CRUISE
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: CYLINDER ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FIRE IN ENGINE
           POWERPLANT - LUBRICATING SYSTEM: LINES,HOSES,FITTING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LEAK/LEAKAGE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- CYL BASE STUD FAILURE IN NO 8 CYL,L.ENG.FIRE DUE TO SEVERED OIL LINE.EMERG-FUEL-OFF NOT COMPLETED.

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