NTSB Identification: MIA87LA181.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34161.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 13, 1987 in ST. CLOUD, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/08/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N6647S
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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 PLT STATED THAT THE ENGINE RAN GOOD DURING THE RUN UP & ON HIS TAKEOFF ROLL THE ACFT ACCELERATED NORMALLY UNTIL HE REACHED 45 KNOTS, HE LOOKED DOWN AND NOTICED THAT THE CARBURETOR HEAT WAS ON & HE WASN'T GETTING ANY MORE POWER. REALIZING HE WAS GOING TO HIT THE FENCE, HE PULLED BACK ON THE STICK & GAVE THE ACFT FULL RIGHT AILERON, CLEARED THE FENCE, & CRASHED INTO A PASTURE. AN ATTEMPT WAS MADE TO RUN THE ENGINE IN FRONT OF THE FAA AT THE ACFT SALVAGE FACILITY. JUST AS THE ENGINE WAS BEING READIED TO START THE PILOT TOLD EVERYONE TO STOP & GET AWAY FROM HIS ACFT, WHICH WAS DONE. THEREFORE THE LOSS OF POWER WAS UNABLE TO BE DETERMINED DUE TO THE PILOTS REQUEST THAT NO ONE TOUCH HIS ACFT.

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

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

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

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

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