NTSB Identification: ATL85FA181.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29734.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, June 06, 1985 in NEWNAN, GA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T, registration: N8215B
Injuries: 2 Minor.
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 ENG STARTED RUNNING ROUGH THEN QUIT. THE PLT LANDED IN AWAREHOUSE PARKING LOT BETWEEN TWO ROWS OF 40-45 FOOT TRAILERS. EXAM OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT THE SHARP EDGES OF THE ROLL PIN HAD WORN THROUGH THE CENTERING SPACER FOR THE TACH DRIVE ASS'Y. WHICH THEN MIGRATED TO THE OIL SUMP. THE HEADS OF SEVEN CAM FOLLOWERS WERE BROKEN. THE ENG CASE WAS CRACKED IN SEVERAL PLACES BY FRAGMENTS OF METAL CRUSHED BETWEEN THE ROD CAPS AND CASE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ACCESSORY DRIVE ASSY,DRIVE BEARING..WORN
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..MANUFACTURER
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