NTSB Identification: ATL85FKG10.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30393.
Accident occurred Friday, September 20, 1985 in HAMPTON, GA
Aircraft: PIPER PA 60-700P, registration: N6905A
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 PLT FEATHERED THE #2 ENG DURING FLT WHEN THE OIL PRESSURE DROPPED TO ZERO. #1 ALTERNATOR FAILED TO PRODUCE POWER AND WHEN THE LANDING GEAR WAS LOWERED THE BATTERY WAS DEPLETED TO THE POINT THAT THE COCKPIT INSTRUMENT LIGHTS WENT OUT. THE ACFT WAS LANDED FAST AND OVERRAN THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY & COLLIDED WITH AN EMBANKMENT WHICH COLLAPSED THE NOSE GEAR & BUCKLED THE ACFT NOSE.

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ALTERNATOR..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,BATTERY..DISABLED

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

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS,OIL PRESSURE GAGE..PRESSURE TOO LOW

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

PROPELLER FEATHERING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INSTRUMENT LIGHT(S)..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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