NTSB Identification: ANC87LA066.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33176.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 05, 1987 in KENAI, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N2754D
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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

THE PILOT STATED DURING A LOW LEVEL FLIGHT ABOVE THE TREES, THE AIRCRAFT STARTED TO VIBRATE. A FEW SECONDS LATER THE PROPELLER COMPLETELY SEPARATED FROM THE AIRCRAFT. THE PROPELLER WAS NOT LOCATED IN THE WOODED AREA. THE PROPELLER SEPARATED FROM THE AIRCRAFT FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS.

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,HUB..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES..SEPARATION



Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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