NTSB Identification: LAX88LA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36666.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 13, 1988 in COARSEGOLD, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/21/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA TU206G, registration: N735SU
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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

WHILE AT CRUISE FLIGHT, THE ENGINE SURGED TWICE THEN QUIT. DURING THE EMERGENCY LANDING, THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN. INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED THAT THE NUMBER THREE CONNECTING ROD BROKE.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CONNECTING ROD..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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