NTSB Identification: CHI82FA110
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, April 02, 1982 in WADSWORTH, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/02/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 210N, registration: N7599P
Injuries: 3 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.
WHILE DESCENDING THROUGH ABOUT 4500 FT MSL, THE PILOT HEARD A RATTLING SOUND IN THE ENGINE AND NOTICED A LOSS OF POWER. HE DECLARED AN EMERGENCY AND WAS PROVIDED VECTORS TO THE WADSWORTH MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. HOWEVER, HE WAS UNABLE TO REACH THE AIRFIELD. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER DURING A LANDING ROLL ON SOFT, PLOWED TERRAIN. AN EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED THAT THE CRANKSHAFT FAILED FROM FATIGUE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CRANKSHAFT..FATIGUE
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