NTSB Identification: FTW86LA099.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30479.
Accident occurred Monday, June 02, 1986 in EAGLE PASS, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 150K, registration: N6079G
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 FAILED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE STEPS TO PREVENT WATER FROM ENTERING THE MAGNETOS WHILE WASHING THE AIRCRAFT. AS A RESULT THE WATER CAUSED THE MAGNETOS TO CUT OUT AND IN TURN CAUSED THE ENGINE FAILURE.

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

IGNITION SYSTEM,MAGNETO..SHORTED

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

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


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL

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