NTSB Identification: FTW82DA130
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 14, 1982 in FORNEY, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1983
Aircraft: GOODYEAR FGID(F4U), registration: N9964Z
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

FOLLOWING THE LAST AEROBATIC MANUEVER, A LOOP, AND WHILE IN STRAIGHT AND LEVEL FLIGHT, THE LOW OIL PRESSURE LIGHT ILLUMINATED. THE OIL PRESSURE DECREASED TO ZERO AND SHORTLY THEREAFTER PROPELLER CONTROL WAS LOST. DUE TO A ROUGH RUNNING ENGINE AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS ATTEMPTED. DURING THE WHEELS UP LANDING IN AN UNPLOWED GRASSY FIELD, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A FENCE. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT REVEALED THE COOLER OIL LINE CAME LOOSE FROM THE INLET FITTING.

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL COOLER..LEAK

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL LINE..DISCONNECTED

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

FLUID,OIL..EXHAUSTION

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