NTSB Identification: ATL86LA204.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31917.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 13, 1986 in CONWAY, SC
Aircraft: CESSNA C-152, registration: N6521B
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 ACFT WAS BASED AT AN UNCONTROLLED AIRSTRIP WITHOUT FUEL FACILITIES. PRIOR TO TAKE-OFF, THE PLT REFUELED THE ACFT FROM A 5 GAL CAN AND DRAINING THE FUEL SUMPS. DURING AN APPROACH TO LAND AT CONWAY, SC, THE ACFT LOST POWER AND A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE ON A ROAD. REPORTEDLY, THE ACFT STALLED AT ABOUT 10 TO 12 FT AGL AS THE PLT MANEUVERED TO AVOID CARS AND POWERLINES. AN INSPECTION OF THE ACFT CONFIRMED THE FUEL WAS CONTAMINATED WITH WATER, RUST AND DIRT. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF A MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION.

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

FLUID,FUEL..CONTAMINATION

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


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