NTSB Identification: MIA84LA186.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24631.
Accident occurred Monday, June 18, 1984 in MARIANNA, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N5630G
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.

DURING A CROP DUSTING OPERATION, THERE WAS AN APPARENT LOSS OF POWER & OIL SPRAYED ON THE WINDSHIELD OF THE ACFT. THE PLT STATED THAT WHEN HE APPLIED POWER, THERE WAS NO RESPONSE. HE MADE A FORCED LANDING ON A ROAD, BUT THE RIGHT WING OF THE ACFT HIT A TREE. AN EXAM OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT THE CRANKSHAFT WAS CRACKED AT THE PROPELLER FLANGE & THAT OIL WAS SEEPING FROM THE CRACK.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CRANKSHAFT..CRACKED

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

FLUID,OIL..LEAK

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

FLUID,OIL..STARVATION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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