NTSB Identification: FTW85LA124.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28208.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 16, 1985 in DE QUINCY, LA
Aircraft: CESSNA T-188C, registration: N2633J
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 ACFT MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN TREES FOLLOWING AN ENG FAILURE AT 200 FT AGL. SHORTLY AFTER DEPARTURE FROM AN AG STRIP, THE ENG OIL TEMP STARTED RISING. THE PLT STARTED A TURN TO RETURN TO THE STRIP. DURING THE TURN THE ENG SEIZED AND THE PLT LANDED IN THE TREES AS THERE WAS NO OTHER SUITABLE TERRAIN. THE ENG HAD A HISTROY OF HIGH OIL CONSUMPTION THAT WAS NOT REMEDIED. INSP OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT THERE WAS NO OIL PRESENT. SUSPECT OIL STARVATION WITH A SUBSEQUENT INTERNAL FAILURE. THE ENGINE WAS NOT MADE AVAILABLE FOR TEARDOWN.

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

FLUID,OIL..STARVATION

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED

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:

OPERATION WITH KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..NOT PERFORMED..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..POOR..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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