NTSB Identification: LAX88LA243.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37361.
Accident occurred Friday, July 01, 1988 in LANCASTER, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1989
Aircraft: RYAN NAVION, registration: N4179K
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.

DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB, JUST AFTER TAKEOFF, THE PILOT NOTICED AN OIL LEAK. THE PILOT TURNED BACK TO THE AIRFIELD, AND WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH THE ENGINE QUIT. DURING THE LANDING, THE LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED THAT AN OIL LINE HAD BROKEN.

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL LINE..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

FLUID,OIL..STARVATION

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