NTSB Identification: NYC82FNC10
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 03, 1982 in WOODSTOCK, VT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/03/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180, registration: N7502P
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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.

APPROXIMATELY 5 MIN AFTER DEPARTURE THE ENG LOST MOST OF ITS OIL PRESSURE & STARTED TO LOSE POWER. THE ACFT LANDED ON A ROUGH PLOWED FIELD & THE GEAR WERE TORN OFF. THE ALUMINUM OIL LINE THAT CONNECTS TO THE OIL COOLER BROKE OFF AT THE FLARE. THE "B" NUT WAS STILL SECURED. MOST OF THE OIL DUMPED OVERBOARD THROUGH THE SEVERED PIPE.

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL LINE..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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

FLUID,OIL..EXHAUSTION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN




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