NTSB Identification: CHI93LA228.
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Accident occurred Friday, June 25, 1993 in BROWNSBURG, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/25/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N89133
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 Uninjured.
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THE AIRPLANE'S ENGINE LOST POWER ON TAKEOFF. AN ANNUAL INSPECTION HAD BEEN PERFORMED 3 OPERATING HOURS BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. THE AIR FILTER WAS HEAVILY LOADED WITH TRAPPED DIRT, AND HAD THE APPEARANCE OF A LONG TIME IN SERVICE. ITS MANUFACTURER RECOMMENDS REPLACEMENT AT 100 OPERATING HOURS OR ANNUALLY, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: failure to replace a dirty air filter. Full narrative available
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