NTSB Identification: ATL84LKG06.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24769.
Accident occurred Friday, March 16, 1984 in FRANKLIN, GA
Aircraft: HOMEBUILT DRAGON FLY 294, registration: N83WH
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 HOMEBUILT ACFT WITH 3 PERSONS ABOARD LOST ITS PROPELLER AFTER THE CRANKSHAFT FAILED DURING CRUISE. A FORCED LANDING WAS EXECUTED ON A STATE HIGHWAY. THE PLT SAID HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AT ABOUT 30 MPH AND CONTACTED A DITCH AND TWO FENCE POSTS. THE PLT HAS NOT FILED AN ACCIDENT REPORT.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CRANKSHAFT..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,HUB..SEPARATION

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