NTSB Identification: CHI88LA037.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35166.
Accident occurred Friday, December 25, 1987 in MT. PLEASANT, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N6468S
Injuries: 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 STU PLT CLIMBED TO 1600 FT MSL AFT TKOF. SHORTLY AFT LEVEL OFF, THE ENGINE STOPPED. HE ATTEMPTED AN AIR START WITHOUT SUCCESS. DURING THE FORCED LNDG THE NOSE WHEEL DUG IN AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER IN THE SOFT SOIL. DURING A POST CRASH INTERVIEW, THE STU PLT STATED THAT HE THOUGHT THE ENGINE FAILURE MAY HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY CARB ICE. HE STATED THAT HE DID A GROUND CHECK FOR CARB HEAT BUT DID NOT ATTEMPT TO DO ANYTHING IN REGARD TO CARB ICE WHILE IN THE AIR.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS
LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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