NTSB Identification: CHI84LA281.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25041.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 05, 1984 in HOLLY, MI
Aircraft: JORDAN HENRY J ACEY DEUCY P70, registration: N597HJ
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.

WHILE FLYING OVER A WOODED TERRAIN, THE ENG LOST POWER. THE PLT SELECTED AN AREA WITH THE LEAST AMOUNT OF TREES FOR A FORCED LANDING. DURING THE LANDING, THE RIGHT WING TIP HIT A TREE & PLANE CRASHED. AN EXAM OF THE ENG REVEALED THAT THE ALTERNATOR BELT HAD COME LOOSE & JAMMED BETWEEN THE RING GEAR & THE STARTER HOUSING, THUS STOPPING THEENG.

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ALTERNATOR..LOOSE

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,OTHER..JAMMED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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