NTSB Identification: MIA85LA004.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26943.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 09, 1984 in ORLANDO, FL
Aircraft: BEECH 58, registration: N9918A
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.

PLT NOTED DECREASING OIL PRESS ON RIGHT ENGINE & DIVERTED TO SUITABLE ARPT FOR PRECAUTIONARY LNDG. PLT RECEIVED NIGHT VECTOR TO RUNWAY, ARRIVED HIGH FOR FINAL APPROACH AND RECEIVED TOWER CLRNC FOR DESCENDING 360 DEGREE TURN TO LOSE ALT. DURING TURN, RIGHT ENG OIL PRESS WENT TO ZERO, ENGINE STOPPED. PLT FEATHERED PROP AND CONTINUED APPROACH. PLT SITED PREOCCUPATION WITH APPROACH AND SINGLE ENGINE OPERATION AS CAUSE FOR NEGLECTING TO LOWER LANDING GEAR. INSPECTION REVEALED OIL SUMP PLUG MISSING FORM RIGHT ENG REAR CASE ACCESSORY SECTION AND RESULTANT FUEL EXHAUSTION.

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL SEAL..OTHER

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MAINTENANCE..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

FLUID,OIL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

LUBRICATING SYSTEM..PRESSURE TOO LOW



Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT

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