NTSB Identification: MIA93LA131.
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Accident occurred Thursday, May 27, 1993 in MYAKKA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/26/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 210K, registration: N8278M
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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During cruise flight the engine failed and the pilot executed a forced landing to a field. During the landing the nose gear and main gear collapsed. The No. 2 cylinder connecting rod was found failed. Examination of the failed connecting rod did not determine the cause of failure due to excessive damage.

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

The failure of the No. 2 piston connecting rod for undetermined reasons. Contributing to the accident was a forced landing to unsuitable terrain.

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