NTSB Identification: MKC84LA123.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24317.
Accident occurred Friday, April 13, 1984 in MONETTE, AR
Aircraft: Rockwell S-2R, registration: N8522V
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 OWNER/PLT REPORTED THAT JUST AFTER LIFT-OFF, HE HEARD A LOUD SQUEAL & THE ENG LOST POWER. HE DUMPED HIS LOAD TO CLEAR TREES THEN LANDED HARD IN A WHEAT FIELD JUST BEYOND THE TREES. A DISSASSEMBLY OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT A SUPERCHARGER BEARING HAD FAILED AFTER 1679 FLT HRS.

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

ENG ASSEMBLY,BLOWER/IMPELLER/INTEGRAL SUPERCHARGER..FAILURE,TOTAL



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)

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