NTSB Identification: FTW86LA165.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31375.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 11, 1986 in TEMPLE, TX
Aircraft: TEMCO GLODE SWIFT, registration: N2311B
Injuries: 2 Minor.
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 DEPARTED RWY 36 AT CHARPING FIELD TO PERFORM TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS. THE PLT STATED THAT THE ACFT ENG QUIT ON FINAL APCH. THE PLT ELECTED TO LAND SHORT OF THE AIRFIELD WITH THE LANDING GEAR RETRACTED BECAUSE OF A POWER LINE ALONG THE FINAL APCH PATH. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE #2 AND #4 CYLINDERS HAD LOW COMPRESSION. INTERNAL SEALS ON THE #6 CYLINDER WERE FOUND LOOSE WITH SOME PORTIONS OF GASKET MATERIAL MISSING. THE LEFT MAGNETO POINT BARELY MOVED, WIPER ARMS ON BOTH MAGMETOS WERE BURNT AND CONTACTS WERE SEVERLY WORN. THE LAST ANNUAL INSPECTION OF THE ACFT WAS IN 9/1985.
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:MAINTENANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
WHEELS UP LANDING..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND
MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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