NTSB Identification: FTW88LA042.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36253.
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 29, 1987 in FARGO, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N94546
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.

DURING TAKEOFF ROLL, THE ENGINE RPM DROPPED TO 2600 AND STARTED RUNNING ROUGH. SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, THE PILOT ELECTED TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING. DURING LANDING ROLL THE AIRCRAFT'S LEFT WING HIT A TREE CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT. PRIOR TO THIS FLIGHT THE PILOT HAD CHANGED HIS OWN OIL AND FAILED TO GET THE NEW OIL FILTER ON PROPERLY, ALLOWING OIL TO BLOW OUT. THE PILOT STATED THAT ON RUNUP, THE PROPELLER 'ACTED SLOW' HOWEVER HE ASSOCIATED THIS WITH THE COLD WEATHER.

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL FILTER/SCREEN..CROSS/STRIPPED THREADED

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL FILTER/SCREEN..LEAK

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

MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


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