NTSB Identification: CHI83LA282.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21293.
Accident occurred Monday, June 13, 1983 in CAMP DOUGLAS, WI
Aircraft: LOMBARD DILLEY 68, registration: N301LS
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.

THE EXPERIMENTAL ACFT LOST A BLADE OF ITS PROPELLER DURING CRUISE FLT. THE PROPELLER HAD BEEN MODIFIED TO OBTAIN MORE RPM. ABOUT 18 INCHES OF ONE BLADE SEPARATED DURING CRUISE AT 6000 FT WITH 2900 RPM AT 200 KTS AIRSPEED. THE ENGINE REMAINED ATTACHED TO THE ACFT BY A 3/16 INCH CABLE WRAPPED AROUND IT AND SECURED TO THE FIRE WALL. THIS IS AN AIR RACINGMODIFICATION. THE ACFT WAS DAMAGED IN THE FORCED LANDING.

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,BLADE..SEPARATION

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