NTSB Identification: NYC86FA176.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33051.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 06, 1986 in SEVEN VALLEYS, PA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180, registration: N7562W
Injuries: 2 Fatal,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.

AIRCRAFT DEPARTED YORK AIRPORT AND CRASHED 5 MIN LATER. THE ENGINE SUMP OIL QUICK DRAIN HAD DISCONNECTED AND WAS NOT FOUND. ENGINE OIL WAS EXHAUSTED AND THE ENGINE SEIZED. A TREE AND UTILITY POLE WERE FOUND DAMAGED. THE RAMP AND RUNWAY AT YORK AIRPORT DID NOT SHOW SIGNS OF OIL.

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

MAINTENANCE..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CRANKCASE..LEAK

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

FLUID,OIL..EXHAUSTION

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL MAGNETIC PLUG..SEPARATION


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