NTSB Identification: ATL86LA030.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29732.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 24, 1985 in GURLEY, AL
Aircraft: BEECH A23-19, registration: N5986S
Injuries: 2 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.

ABOUT 5 MIN INTO THIRD FLT OF THE DAY, THE PLT REPORTED A LOSS OF POWER. DURING THE FORCED LDG ROLL OUT IN A PASTURE FIELD ACFT STRUCK A DITCH CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DMG. EXAM OF ENGINE REVEALED FAILED EXH. VALUE. ENG HAD BEEN OPERATED 2341 HRS WITHOUT OVERHAUL.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,VALVE,INTAKE..WORN

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,VALVE,INTAKE..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

MAINTENANCE..DELAYED..COMPANY/OPERATOR MANAGEMENT


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