NTSB Identification: NYC88FA193.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38626.
Accident occurred Monday, July 25, 1988 in PALMYRA, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/24/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 150J, registration: N51413
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

CESSNA N51413 DEPARTED PALMYRA AIRPARK WITH FULL FLAPS AND CRASHED INTO A BARN ABOUT 75 FEET PAST THE DEPARTURE END OF RUNWAY 35. AFTERWARD, THE FLAP ACTUATOR WAS FOUND IN THE FLAP UP POSITION. THE PILOT SAID THAT THE ENGINE LOST 200 TO 300 RPM ABOUT 300 FEET PRIOR TO REACHING THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY 35. THIS HAD HAPPENED BEFORE AND CARBURETOR HEAT GENERALLY CLEARED IT UP AFTER A MINUTE OR SO. A WITNESS, LOCATED IN THE ARPT BLDG WITH THE UNICOM, SAID THAT HE SAW THE ACFT WITH FULL FLAPS DOWN AND CALLED ON UNICOM 'YOU'VE GOT FULL FLAPS ON, ABORT.' THE PLT LATER SAID THAT HE LET THE PASSENGER MAKE A LANDING WITH FULL FLAPS AND FORGOT TO RAISE THE FLAPS PRIOR TO THE LAST TAKEOFF.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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