NTSB Identification: ATL87FA124.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34084.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 25, 1987 in WILLOUGHBY, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 500, registration: N82AT
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACFT HAD BEEN FLOWN OVER 4 HRS ON PERS. BUSINESS FOR OWNER. PLTS HAD STOPPED AT LNN TO DROP OFF PAX. START & TAXI WERE NORM FOR POSITIONING FLT BACK TO HOME BASE. STARTED T.O. ROLL AND WHEN ENG RPM REACHED 80-85% TOWARD TGT OF 95.7%, PLTS REPTD LOUD 'BANG' AND CP OBSERVED LEFT ENG FAN STAGE PASS THE ACFT, ARC UP AND TO THE RIGHT, AND THEN STRIKE GND AT THE EDGE OF THE RWY AND BOUNCE ONTO THE GRASS 125 FT RIGHT OF THE RWY. THE PLT STOPPED THE ACFT ON THE RWY. INSP OF THE ACFT AND ENG REVEALED UNCONTAINED FAILURE OF LEFT ENG IMPELLER. INSP OF IMPELLER REVEALED FATIGUE CRACKS ON PRESSURE FACE OF IMPELLER.

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

COMPRESSOR ASSEMBLY,IMPELLER..DISINTEGRATED

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

COMPRESSOR ASSEMBLY,IMPELLER..FATIGUE


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