NTSB Identification: NYC84LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24232.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 06, 1984 in TOBYHANNA, PA
Aircraft: BRITTEN-NORMAN BN-2A-8, registration: N19WA
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 ACFT MADE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON A HIGHWAY AFTER BOTH ENGINES LOST OIL PRESSURE. THE PLT FEATHERED THE RIGHT PROPELLER BECAUSE IT GAVE ABNORMAL INDICATIONS BEFORE THE LEFT ENGINE. THE LEFT ENGINE WAS STILL OPERATING AT TOUCHDOWN POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO DISCREPANCIES WITH EITHER ENGINE EXCEPT AN INOPERATIVE OIL PRESSAGE GAUGE. SINCETHE PROPELLER OPERATED THROUGH ITS FULL RANGE IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THERE WAS OIL PRESSURE IN THE ENGINE.

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

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPELLER FEATHERING..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS,OIL PRESSURE GAGE..INCORRECT

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