NTSB Identification: MIA87LA044.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32108.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 06, 1986 in APOLLO BEACH, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 150K, registration: N6330G
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.

WHILE IN CRUISE FLT AT 600 FEET A SUDDEN LOSS OF ENGINE POWER OCCURRED. ATTEMPTS TO RESTART THE ENGINE WERE UNSUCCESSFUL AND THE AIRCRAFT WAS DITCHED. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION. THE ICING PROBABILITY CURVE REVEALED THE AIRCRAFT TO HAVE BEEN FLYING IN CONDITIONS CONDUCIVE TO VISIBLE ICING AT GLIDE AND CRUISE POWER.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE

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