NTSB Identification: SEA82DA098
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 29, 1982 in GLACIER BAY, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/29/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N2947N
Injuries: 5 Uninjured.

THE AIRCRAFT ENGINE STOPPED DURING NORMAL CRUISE AND AN EMERGENCY LANDING WAS MADE IN A DRY RIVER BED. THE LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED FROM OVERLOAD DURING THE LANDING. EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED A CONNECTING DOWEL FOR A DRIVE GEAR DRIVEN BY THE CRANKSHAFT HAD BECOME LOOSE.

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

ACCESSORY DRIVE ASSY,DRIVE GEAR..DISCONNECTED

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