NTSB Identification: MIA98LA030.
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Accident occurred Thursday, November 13, 1997 in ORMOND BEACH, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/06/1998
Aircraft: Cessna 150M, registration: N6062K
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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During initial climbout into rain of increasing intensity, between 600 and 700 feet of altitude, the engine started to sputter and lose power. The CFI applied carburetor heat, realized a momentary resumption of power, then a continued power loss. He advised ATC he was returning to his departure point, but the airplane would not maintain altitude and a forced landing was made into trees.

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

a loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.

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