NTSB Identification: DEN84FQA01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27879.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 29, 1984 in GRANTS, NM
Aircraft: DEMICK JAMES A RAND KR2, registration: N81JD
Injuries: 1 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 ACFT WAS LANDED DEAD STICK ON A BLACK-TOP ROAD AFTER THE ENG LOST OIL PRESS DUE TO A LARGE LEAK IN AN OIL SEAL DURING CRUISE FLT. DURING THE LNDG THE LEFT WG HIT A SIGN POST ALONGSIDE A BRIDGE AND THE WING TIP PLUS THE ALIERON WERE SHEARED OFF. THE RESULTING SWERVING SIDE LOADS AND BOUNCES FAILED THE MAIN LNDG GEAR. THE ENG HAD SEIZED DUE TO LOSS OF OIL. THE PLT SAID HE KEPT IT RUNNING AT MINIMUM OIL PRESSURE UNTIL IT STARTED VIBRATING & KNOCKING TO CLEAR A MAJOR INTERSTATE HIWAY (I-40).

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

FLUID,OIL..EXHAUSTION

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:

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL SEAL..LEAK


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