NTSB Identification: ATL82FKW05
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, March 07, 1982 in KINGSTON, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/07/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG, registration: N2150Q
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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.

DURING CRUISE FLIGHT A GEAR TOOTH FROM THE ALUMINUM IDLER GEAR IN THE ENGINE OIL PUMP FAILED. THIS LOCKED THE OIL PUMP CAUSING FAILURE OF THE MAIN DRIVE GEAR. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED IN ROUGH TERRAIN WITH GULLEYS.

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL PRESSURE PUMP..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL PRESSURE PUMP..MOVEMENT RESTRICTED

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL PRESSURE PUMP..JAMMED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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