NTSB Identification: ANC84IA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24537.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Monday, June 25, 1984 in LARSEN BAY, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 207A, registration: N75941
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

ABOUT 12 MINS AFTER TAKEOFF WHILE AT 2300 FT MSL, THE ENG BEGAN TO SHAKE, OIL COVERED THE WINDSHIELD & OIL PRESSURE WAS LOST. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN AN AREA OF TALL GRASS ON A RIVER DELTA. DURING THE LANDING, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED & THE PROP WAS DAMAGED. AN EXAM REVEALED THE #2 CONNECTING ROD, P/N 633403, HAD FAILED & PUNCTURED A HOLE IN THE ENG CRANKCASE.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CONNECTING ROD..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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