NTSB Identification: LAX88DUJ03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36197.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 18, 1988 in GOODYEAR, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: BEECH F33A, registration: N6785Y
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

DURING AN INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT, AFTER TAKEOFF, AT 300 FEET, THE PILOT AND STUDENT SAID THEY HEARD A LOUD BANG. THE ENGINE EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF POWER AND THE PILOT NOTED THAT THE TOP OF THE ENGINE COWLING WAS GONE. A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE OFF THE RUNWAY. DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT ONE PROPELLER BLADE SEPARATED FROM THE HUB IN FLIGHT. INSPECTION OF THE PROPELLER BLADE INDICATED SEVERE FATIGUE CRACKING.

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,BLADE..FATIGUE

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,BLADE..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,BLADE..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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