NTSB Identification: MKC87LA143.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34237.
Accident occurred Monday, July 20, 1987 in LILBOURN, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER G-164A, registration: N8911H
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.

WHILE RETURNING FROM AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLIGHT, THE AIRCRAFT'S ENGINE LOST POWER AND QUIT. THE PILOT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN A SOFT FIELD AND NOSED OVER. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION REVEALED A CYLINDER WAS CRACKED. SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE ACCIDENT, THE UNATTENDED AIRCRAFT CAUGHT FIRE AND WAS DESTROYED.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..CRACKED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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