NTSB Identification: MIA86LA040.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29841.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 08, 1985 in ORLANDO, FL
Aircraft: DOUGLAS C. CAMPBELL VARIEZE, registration: N111VE
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 PLT STATED THAT THE ACFT LOST POWER, & IN AN ATTEMPT TO RETURN TO THE ARPT, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A LIGHT POLE & SOME ORANGE TREES, COMING TO REST ON A CANAL BANK. POST CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT IT FAILED BECAUSE THE #4 ROD ASS'Y SEPARATED FROM THE CRANKSHAFT & PUNCTURED THE CRANKCASE.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CONNECTING ROD..FAILURE,TOTAL




Contributing Factors

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CRANKCASE..PENETRATED

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