NTSB Identification: SEA95LA143.
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Accident occurred Thursday, July 06, 1995 in ODESSA, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/30/1995
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER S2R, registration: N3662X
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION SPRAY RUN, THE ENGINE EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF POWER. THE PILOT INITIATED A FORCED LANDING TO A ROAD. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, A WING COLLIDED WITH A SIGN POST. THE AIRPLANE TRAVELLED SIDEWAYS OFF THE ROAD, INTO A DITCH AND NOSED OVER. DURING THE ENGINE INSPECTION, A CRACK WAS FOUND ON THE NUMBER FOUR CYLINDER HEAD NEAR THE EXHAUST VALVE.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

LOSS OF ENGINE POWER DUE TO A CRACKED CYLINDER.

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