NTSB Identification: LAX84LA370.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24572.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 26, 1984 in GILA BEND, AZ
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200, registration: N4820T
Injuries: 2 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.

A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE ON A ROAD AFTER THE PLT SHUT DOWN THE ENG DUE TO A 'RUN-AWAY' PROP. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE LEFT WING TIP STRUCK A REFLECTOR POST FOLLOWED BY THE RIGHT WING STRIKING A SIGN POST. AN ENG OVERHAUL & AN ANNUAL INSPECTION HAD BEEN COMPLETED 20 DAYS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.DURING AN EXAM AFTER THE ACCIDENT, NO OIL WAS FOUND IN THE ENG AND THE OIL DRAIN PLUG WAS MISSING. THE DRAIN PLUG HAD NOT BEEN SAFETY WIRED AS REQUIRED BY THE MANUFACTURER.

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

MAINTENANCE,ANNUAL INSPECTION..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM..LOOSE

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

MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM..LEAK

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

FLUID,OIL..EXHAUSTION

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