NTSB Identification: NYC82DA095
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, May 16, 1982 in TOUGHKENAMON, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/1983
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN SNJ-5, registration: N3673F
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, TAKEOFF AND DEPARTURE WERE NORMAL, HOWEVER, SHORTLY AFTER THE FIRST POWER REDUCTION THE ENGINE LOST POWER AND WINDMILLED TO TOUCHDOWN. THE PILOT IN THE REAR SEAT TOOK CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND LANDED IN A PLOWED FIELD. THE LOSS OF POWER WAS ATTRIBUTED TO A MASTER ROD SEPARATION.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,MASTER ROD..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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