NTSB Identification: MKC87LA115.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33536.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 02, 1987 in LEPANTO, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1988
Aircraft: Ayres S2R600, registration: N4943X
Injuries: 1 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.
THE PIC HAD TAKEN OFF FOR A LCL AERIAL OPERATION. ENROUTE PIC HAD AN ENGINE FAILURE AND MADE A FORCED LDG IN A MUDDY FIELD. PIC APPLIED BRAKES AND ACFT NOSED OVER. THE EXHAUST ROCKER ARM BOX ON NO. 3 CYLINDER WAS FOUND TO BE CRACKED KEEPING EXHAUST VALVE IN CLOSED POSITION.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ENGINE ASSEMBLY,ROCKER ARM/TAPPET..CRACKED
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT
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