NTSB Identification: LAX87LA271.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34669.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 18, 1987 in JACKSON, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/29/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 175, registration: N7499M
Injuries: 3 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.

JUST AFTER TAKEOFF THE ENGINE BEGAN MISSING THEN QUIT AT AN ALTITUDE OF APRX 200 FT AGL. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO RETURN AND LAND AT THE AIRPORT BUT WAS UNABLE TO REACH THE RUNWAY. INSPECTION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED THAT THE NUMBER 5 CYLINDERBARREL WAS CRACKED AT THE BASE OF THE CYLINDER HEAD.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..CRACKED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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