NTSB Identification: CHI84LA157.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25250.
Accident occurred Friday, April 20, 1984 in MORROW, OH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235, registration: N6733Z
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.

ABOUT 10 MIN. AFTER TAKEOFF ON AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLT THE ACFT'S ENG LOST PWR. THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN A CORN FIELD & DURING ROLLOUT COLLIDED WITH A TREE. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE ACFT'S ENG BLEW ITS RIGHT REAR CYLINDER BECAUSE ITS HOLD DOWN BOLTS HAD NOT BEEN PROPERLY TORQUED.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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