NTSB Identification: MIA83LA034
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, November 20, 1982 in LA BELLE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/20/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N4678K
Injuries: 3 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.

AFTER EXPERIENCING AN ENG FAILURE THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING ON THE ARPT. THE ACFT OVERRAN THE RWY & COLLIDED WITH A DITCH CAUSING THE NOSE GEAR TO COLLAPSE. THE #3 CYLINDER EXHAUST VALVE ROCKER SHAFT HOUSING FAILED DUE TO HIGH-CYCLE LOW-STRESS FATIGUE.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..FATIGUE

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..FAILURE,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


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