NTSB Identification: MKC87LA151.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34353.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 30, 1987 in BONO, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N8591G
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.

THE PILOT SAID HE HAD GLIDED DOWN TO 500 FEET AGL WITH THE THROTTLE REDUCED TO IDLE TRYING TO LOCATE A LANDING STRIP. HE SAID HE APPLIED POWER AND THE ENGINE RESPONDED TOO LATE TO AVOID HITTING A LEVEE IN THE RICE FIELD AND HE FLIPPED TO THE INVERTED POSITION.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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