NTSB Identification: MKC83LA126.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21459.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 08, 1983 in PLAINVILLE, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA 182K, registration: N2436Q
Injuries: 4 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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A POST DURING A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON A ROAD. THE PLT HAD BEEN FLYING ON THIS FLT FOR 2 AND A HALF HOURS WHEN HE NOTICED THE OIL PRESSURE GO TO ZERO. HE LANDED ON A HIGHWAY AND DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE RIGHT WING HIT A SIGNPOST WHICH CAUSED THE ACFT TO SWERVE INTO A DITCH. THE PLT SAID HE ADDED A QUART OF OIL TO THE ACFT PRIORTO TAKEOFF WHICH BROUGHT THE OIL LEVEL UP TO 9 QUARTS. AFTER THE ACCIDENT THE ACFT CONTAINED 3 TO 4 QTS OF OIL. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF AN OIL LEAK. THE ENGINE WAS PARTIALLY DISASSEMBLED AND NO REASON WAS FOUND FOR THE OIL LOSS OR CONSUMPTION OF 5 OR 6 QUARTS OF OIL IN LESS THAN 3 HOURS.

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

FLUID,OIL..NO PRESSURE

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

FLUID,OIL..LOW LEVEL

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

FLUID,OIL..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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