NTSB Identification: DEN84LA112.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24408.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 29, 1984 in OGDEN, UT
Aircraft: CESSNA 175, registration: N7270M
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.
AFTER TAKEOFF, THE ENG BEGAN TO SMOKE & LOSE POWER. DURING A FORCED LANDING IN A MUDDY PLOWED FIELD, THE ACFT NOSED OVER. A COMPRESSION CHECK WAS ACCOMPLISHED & THE #5 CYLINDER WAS FOUND TO HAVE ZERO COMPRESSION. THE CYLINDER WAS REMOVED & FOUND TO BE CRACKED 2/3 OF THE WAY AROUND ITS CIRCUMFERENCE, 2-1/2 INCHES FROM THE MOUNTING BASE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..FATIGUE
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