NTSB Identification: LAX88LA098.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35488.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 26, 1988 in DIAMOND SPRINGS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N1706Q
Injuries: 2 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 DUAL INSTRUCTIONAL FLT, APPROACHING THE AIRPORT THE ENGINE EXPERIENCED A TOTAL LOSS OF POWER. THE PLT MADE A FORCED LANDING IN A FIELD WHERE DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS REPORTED. THE ACFT HAD BEEN OPERATING IN THE RANGE OF SERIOUS ICING AT GLIDE POWER.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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