NTSB Identification: FTW86LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31373.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 13, 1986 in ALTUS, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA P210N, registration: N731RR
Injuries: 2 Serious,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 ENGINE FAILED AT 10,500 FEET MSL AND THE PILOT WAS VECTORED TO A SMALL PRIVATE SOD STRIP. HOWEVER, THIS STRIP HAD BEEN CLOSED AND PLOWED UP FOR ABOUT A YEAR AND WAS NOT LISTED ON THE CURRENT AERONAUTICAL CHARTS. THE PILOT WAS THEN REVECTORED TO ANOTHER AIRPORT WHICH ORIGINALLY WOULD HAVE BEEN WITHIN GLIDING DISTANCE FOR THE AIRCRAFT. HOWEVER, BY THIS TIME ALTITUDE WAS INADEQUATE AND THE PLT COULD NOT REACH THE AIRPORT. THE AIRCRAFT CRASH LANDED ABOUT SIX MILES SHORT IN A PLOWED FIELD WHERE THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE ENGINE CRANK SHAFT HAD FAILED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CRANKSHAFT..FAILURE,TOTAL
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:APPROACH CONTROL PROCEDURE..INACCURATE
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