NTSB Identification: MKC88LA115.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36912.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 23, 1988 in TROUSDALE, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N6525F
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 CROSS COUNTRY PERSONAL FLIGHT, THE PIC NOTICED AN EXCESSIVELY HIGH OIL TEMPERATURE. HE SAID HE ENRICHED THE FUEL MIXTURE, AND WHEN THAT FAILED TO COOL THE ENGINE, HE REVERSED HIS COURSE BACK TO HIS DEPARTURE APT. SHORTLY AFTER HIS REVERSAL OF COURSE, THE ENGINE FAILED, AND AN EMERGENCY LDG WAS ATTEMPTED. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A SERVICE ROAD AND NOSED OVER. THE LDG WAS MADE DOWNWIND, WITH THE WIND VELOCITY OF 13 KNOTS GUSTING TO 20. POST ACCIDENT ENGINE INSPECTION AND RUN UP REVEALED NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION. THE FUEL LINE WAS ROUTED ABNORMALLY CLOSE TO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND HAD NO PROTECTIVE SHIELDING.

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

MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

FLUID,FUEL..OVERTEMPERATURE

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION


Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..OVERTEMPERATURE


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,LINE..INCORRECT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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