NTSB Identification: ATL88LA095.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35473.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 20, 1988 in JACKSONVILLE, AL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182RG, registration: N1703R
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT HAD JUST PURCHASED THE AIRCRAFT AND IT HAD LESS THAN ONE HOUR ON THE OVERHAULED ENGINE. THE PILOT WAS AT 1500 FEET WHEN THE ENGINE QUIT. ON FINAL APPROACH TO THE EMERGENCY LANDING AREA, THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH TREES. THE ENGINE EXAMINATION DISCLOSED THAT THE WRONG COUNTERWEIGHT CIRCLIPS WERE INSTALLED DURING THE ENGINE OVERHAUL. THIS CONDITION RESULTED IN THE FAILURE OF THE CRANKSHAFT COUNTERWEIGHT AND CAMSHAFT. THE ROD RETAINING NUTS WERE NOT INSTALLED PER LYCOMING SI 1106.

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

ENG ASSEMBLY,CRANKSHAFT COUNTERWEIGHTS/VIB DAMPER..NOT SECURED

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

MAINTENANCE,OVERHAUL..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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