NTSB Identification: ANC88LA126.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36515.
Accident occurred Monday, September 05, 1988 in MT SPUR, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: STINSON 108, registration: N97326
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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

AT 1500 FEET M.S.L. A COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE OCCURRED. AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS MADE ON A GRAVEL BAR. DURING THE ROLLOUT THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH A GRAVEL BANK. AN ON SITE EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED A HOLE IN THE CASE NEXT TO THE LEFT EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND THREE OR FOUR SMALLER HOLES ON TOP OF THE ENGINE. THE ENGINE WILL NOT BE RECOVERED FROM THE CRASH SITE.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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