NTSB Identification: NYC87FA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33860.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 18, 1986 in BEEKMAN, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1988
Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AMERICAN 112, registration: N1207J
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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 DEPARTED DUTCHESS COUNTY AIRPORT, POUGHKEEPSIE, NY, AND HAD AN ENGINE FAILURE DUE TO INADEQUATE LUBRICATION. THE OIL FILTER WAS FOUND DISCONNECTED FROM THE ENGINE. AT DUTHESS COUNTY AIRPORT PARKING AREA, FRESH OIL WAS FOUND ON THE GRASS PARKING AREA AND TAXIWAY TO THE RWY USED BY N1207J FOR DEPARTURE. THE ENGINE FAILED 5 MINS AFTER TAKEOFF DUE TO OIL DEPLETION. DURING THE ATTEMPT TO MAKE A FORCED LANDING THE PLT WAS OBSERVED TO MAKE A 180 DEGREE TURN DURING WHICH THE ACFT LOST ALTITUDE AND AIRSPEED. THE RESULTANT STALL ENDED IN A STEEP RIGHT WING DOWN DESCENT AND IMPACT WITH THE TERRAIN. THE ACFT WAS DESTROYED BY IMPACT AND POST CRASH FIRE.

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM..DISCONNECTED

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

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

Index for Oct1986 | Index of months