Accident GAF Nomad N.22BFP N5590M,
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Date:Saturday 4 May 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic NOMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
GAF Nomad N.22BFP
Owner/operator:Johnson Wax Company
Registration: N5590M
MSN: 83
Year of manufacture:1978
Total airframe hrs:770 hours
Engine model:Allison 250-C17B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:15 km from Bowling Green, KY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Bowling Green-Warren County Airport, KY (BWG/KBWG)
Destination airport:Racine-Horlick Airport, WI (RAC/KRAC)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Shortly after reaching 1500 m, no. 1 engine problems (a.o. high TGT) forced the pilot to shut the engine down and to feather the prop. He tried to return to Bowling Green, but had to make a forced landing in a field.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The loss of engine power brought on by a failure of the no.2 main engine bearing. Contributing to the accident was the lack of sufficient power on the remaining engine to maintain level flight."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: BFO91LA047
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 7 months
Download report: Final report


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