NTSB Identification: FTW86FPA17.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29930.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 22, 1986 in ALVORD, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 421, registration: N8155Q
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREE TOPS AND SHEARED THE LANDING GEAR DURING A FORCED LANDING OFF ARPT. THE LEFT ENG HAD BEEN FEATHERED DUE TO LOSS OF OIL FROM A RUPTURED OIL HOSE BETWEEN THE OIL PUMP & FILTER. THE RT ENG WAS NOT DEVELOPING FULL POWER BECAUSE OF AN AIR DUCT BEING SEPARATED FROM THE THROTTLE ASSEMBLY. A CLAMP HAD LOOSENED AND FELL OFF. THE ACFT WAS BEING FEERIED FOR MAINTENANCE. ITS LAST ANNUAL WAS ON 7/6/84. THERE IS NO RECORD OF A FERRY PERMIT BEING ISSUED FOR THIS FLT.

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

FLUID,OIL..LOSS,TOTAL

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL HOSE..BURST

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

FLUID,OIL..LEAK

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

INDUCTION AIR CONTROL,LINKAGE..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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