NTSB Identification: CHI85LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26430.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 06, 1984 in COLUMBUS, OH
Aircraft: MCCOY KR-2, registration: N83HL
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT DURING TAKEOFF, THE ACFT WAS CLIMBING THRU ABOUT 50 FT AGL WHEN HE FELT A VIBRATION & NOTED A LOSS OF POWER. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD NEAR THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY. THE MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED, THEN THE ACFT SLID INTO A DITCH & WAS FURTHER DAMAGED. AN EXAM OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE SHAFT SEAL ON THE TURBOCHARGER HAD FAILED & ALLOWED OIL TO ESCAPE INTO THE EXHAUST SYS. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE TURBO IMPELLER BECAME VERY HARD TO ROTATE.

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL SEAL..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

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

EXHAUST SYSTEM,TURBOCHARGER..BINDING(MECHANICAL)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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