NTSB Identification: CHI83LA057
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, December 11, 1982 in KALAMAZOO, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/11/1983
Aircraft: COLONIAL C-1, registration: N256B
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PILOT LOST OIL PRESSURE AND ELECTED TO LAND IN A PLOWED FIELD. NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED DURING LANDING. OIL LEAK WAS THE CAUSE OF THE DROP IN QUANTITY AND PRESSURE.

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM..PRESSURE TOO LOW

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

FLUID,OIL..LEAK



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


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