NTSB Identification: MKC87LA112.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33416.
Accident occurred Monday, May 18, 1987 in FOREST CITY, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N3767J
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.

AFTER REACHING A CRUISE ALT OF 1000 FT AGL, THE PLT NOTICED A LACK OF OIL PRESSURE. HE ELECTED TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING IN AN UNPLOWED SOFT FIELD. THE PLT THEN REDUCED PWR TO IDLE AND SET UP FOR THE LANDING. DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE ACFT NOSED OVER. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION REVEALED A BREAK IN THE OIL LINE.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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

LUBRICATING SYSTEM,OIL LINE..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS,OIL PRESSURE GAGE..NO PRESSURE

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