NTSB Identification: CHI07CA276.
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Accident occurred Friday, August 10, 2007 in Hindsboro, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/31/2007
Aircraft: Golden Eagle Chief, registration: N68N
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The airplane nosed over on impact with terrain and crops during a forced landing following an in-flight loss of engine power. An examination of the airplane's engine revealed a separation of its number seven cylinder.

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

The loss of engine power due to the number seven cylinder's separation during cruise and the crops encountered during the forced landing leading to the airplane nosing over.

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