NTSB Identification: ATL82FLQ07
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, July 01, 1982 in MCWHORTER, KY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/01/1983
Aircraft: KR-2, registration: N27JK
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 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.

THIS WAS A HOME BUILT AIRCRAFT THAT WAS EQUIPPED WITH AN UNCERTIFICATED, VARIABLE PITCH, PROPELLER. DURING FLIGHT, A PROPELLER BLADE SEPARATED AND THE PLANE WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED WHEN A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE ON UPWARD SLOPING TERRAIN. THE AIRCRAFT AND PROPELLER HAD ABOUT 57 HRS TOTAL FLIGHT TIME.

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,BLADE..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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