NTSB Identification: CHI85LA173.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27803.
Accident occurred Monday, April 22, 1985 in MACEDONIA, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N12124
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.
WHILE CRUISING AT 2500 FT MSL, THE ENG DEVELOPED A SEVERE VIBRATION ACCOMPANIED BY A PARTIAL PWR LOSS. THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING UPHILL ON AN INCLINED FIELD. HE INITIATED A SHARP LEFT TURN TO AVOID A HOUSE. AT THAT TIME, THE NOSE GEARCOLLAPSED & THE ACFT NOSED OVER. AN EXAM OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT THE #3 EXHAUST VALVE, PN 75068, HAD FAILED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ENGINE ASSEMBLY,VALVE,INTAKE..FAILURE,TOTAL
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