NTSB Identification: LAX88LA216.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36879.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 07, 1988 in RAMONA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N66167
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 THE CLIMB TO CRUISE PHASE OF THE FLT, THE ENGINE EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF POWER. THE PILOT APPLIED CARBURETOR HEAT AND THE POWER BEGAN TO RETURN. DUE TO THE LOSS IN ALTITUDE, THE PLT OPTED TO MAKE A FORCED LANDING IN A FIELD WHERE JUST PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN, A GUST OF WIND PUSHED THE AIRPLANE INTO A POWER POLE. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OF MALFUNCTIONS.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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