NTSB Identification: ATL84FLT10.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24834.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 23, 1984 in LOUDON, TN
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-28, registration: N700H
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE HEARD A LOUD BANG IN THE ACFT ENG & IT LOST PWR & STARTED EMMITTING SMOKE. DURING A FORCED LANDING, THE ACFT WENT THRU 4 FENCES & HIT A DITCH, AND THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. A FIRE, WHICH STARTED IN FLT, DESTROYED THE COCKPIT AFTER THE 2 OCCUPANTS EXITED THE ACFT. AN INSPECTION OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT THE FRONT CRANKCASE HOUSING HAD SEPARATED FROM THE ENG.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CRANKCASE..FAILURE,TOTAL



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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