NTSB Identification: NYC88LA144.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38222.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 22, 1988 in WEST CHESTER, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N8154S
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.

THE PILOT PREFLIGHTED THE AIRCRAFT AND PERFORMED A RUNUP BEFORE TAKEOFF. THE FLIGHT DEPARTED FROM RUNWAY 27. WHEN THE AIRCRAFT REACHED ABOUT 200 FEET, THE ENGINE EXPERIENCED A POWER LOSS AND ALTITUDE COULD NOT BE MAINTAINED. THE PILOT ELECTED TO LAND IN A CORN FIELD AND DURING LANDING ROLL, WHEELS STUCK IN MUD AND FLIPPED THE AIRCRAFT OVER. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE DID NOT REVEAL ANY DISCREPANCIES.

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

POWERPLANT..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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