NTSB Identification: SEA87LA122.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34081.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 23, 1987 in WHITE CITY, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150B, registration: N7352X
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.

AFTER ABOUT ONE HOUR OF FLIGHT AND DURING A TAKEOFF THE ENGINE CEASED OPERATING. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO LAND THE AIRCRAFT ONTO THE REMAINING RUNWAY BUT AN OVERRUN OCCURRED. THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED THROUGH A FENCE AND THEN A DITCH WITH THE NOSE GEAR BREAKING OFF. A SMALL FIRE ERUPTED AFTER THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST ON A DRY FIELD. A FUEL VENT WAS FOUND TO HAVE BEEN PLUGGED BY MUD DABBERS.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,VENT..BLOCKED(TOTAL)

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

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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