NTSB Identification: FTW85LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27028.
Accident occurred Friday, December 14, 1984 in TEMPLE, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 210G, registration: N5901F
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 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.

DURING THE FLT IN IMC, PLT REPORTED LOW OIL PRESSURE TO ATC AND DECLARED AN EMERGENCY. APRX 4 MINS LATER AN ENGINE FAILURE WAS EXPERIENCED. PLT STATED HE BROKE OUT OF THE OVERCAST AT APRX 250 FT AGL AND THE ACFT IMPACTED A POWER LINE DURING THE ATTEMPTED LANDING IN AN OPEN FIELD. ENGINE EXAMINATION DISCLOSED THAT THE #2 MAIN BEARING HAD SPUN IN THE BEARING SUPPORT WHICH INITIATED THE FAILURE OF THE RODS AND CRANKSHAFT.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,BEARING..LOOSE

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

OBJECT..WIRE,STATIC


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


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