NTSB Identification: MIA83LA195.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22189.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 02, 1983 in LANTANA, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151, registration: N42787
Injuries: 2 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.

DURING FLT THE ENG STARTED VIBRATING & THE CFI NOTED ZERO OIL PRESSURE. THE ENG FAILED. THE ACFT SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE DURING THE FORCED LANDING. EXAM OF THE OIL LINE, P/N63901-49, REVEALED THAT IT WAS FRAYED & BROKEN ALLOWING OIL TO BE PUMPED FROM THE SYSTEM. THE ACFT WAS ANNUALED ON 6/6/83, ABOUT 11 FLT HRS PRIOR TO THE ENG FAILURE.

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL LINE..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

MAINTENANCE,ANNUAL INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

FLUID,OIL..EXHAUSTION

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