NTSB Identification: FTW91LA079.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44675.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 11, 1991 in RAYMONDSVILLE, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/31/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N5759G
Injuries: 1 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.
DURING A DAY CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, THE STUDENT PILOT EXPEREINCED A LOSS OF ENGINE OIL PRESSURE, FOLLOWED BY A COMPLETE LOSS OF ENGINE POWER. THE STUDENT PILOT EXECUTED A FORCED LANDING TO A LARGE OPEN AREA. DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE NOSE GEAR SANK INTO SAND AND THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER. EXAMINATION SHOWED THE ENGINE HAD NO OIL. THERE WAS NO OIL SPILLAGE ON THE GROUND AND NONE ON THE ENGINE COWLING.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: OIL EXHAUSTION FOR UNDETERMINED REASON. A FACTOR WAS THE SOFT TERRAIN.
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