NTSB Identification: MKC84FA034.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25577.
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 06, 1983 in WENTZVILLE, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 21ON, registration: N5209C
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT WAS LANDED WITH THE LANDING GEAR PARTIALLY EXTENDED DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER AN ENGINE FAILURE. THE PLT DELAYED THE EXTENSION OF THE GEAR BECAUSE OF THE CONDITION OF THE LANDING AREA. EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE SHOWED A FAILURE OF THE #2 CONNECTING ROD BEARING STRAP DUE TO FATIGUE. THIS FAILURE WAS FOLLOWED BY FAILURE OF THE REMAINING RODS.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CONNECTING ROD..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

GEAR EXTENSION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR DOWN AND LOCKED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CONNECTING ROD..OVERTEMPERATURE

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CONNECTING ROD..FATIGUE

Index for Dec1983 | Index of months