NTSB Identification: FTW86LA112.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30641.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 18, 1986 in PEARLAND, TX
Aircraft: BEECH T-34A, registration: N5154V
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 PLT EXPERIENCED AN ENG FAILURE DURING CRUISE FLT DUE TO A BLOCKAGE OF THE AIR INDUCTION SYSTEM BY A SHEET OF PAPER. THE ACFT HAD BEEN PAINTED JUST PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. THE ACFT RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE WHEN THE RIGHT WING COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND DUE TO THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSING WHEN IT STRUCK A GATE POST.

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

INDUCTION AIR CONTROL/SYSTEM..BLOCKED(TOTAL)


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..POOR..OTHER PERSON


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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