NTSB Identification: MKC84IA053.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24175.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Saturday, December 31, 1983 in TRENTON, NE
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28RT-201T, registration: N2082Y
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

DURING A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING DUE TO A PARTIAL POWER LOSS THE ACFT NOSE GEAR FAILED AFTER COLLIDING WITH A SNOW BANK. THE NO. 6 CYLINDER WALL WAS FOUND BROKEN.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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

AIRPORT SNOW REMOVAL..INADEQUATE..AIRPORT PERSONNEL

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

MAINTENANCE,OVERHAUL..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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