NTSB Identification: MIA85LA096.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27203.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 13, 1985 in WESTVILLE, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N2316O
Injuries: 2 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.

SHORTLY AFTER REACHING A CRUISE ALT OF 2500 FT MSL A TOTAL LOSS OF PWR WAS EXPERIENCED. PLT STATED HE WAS ABLE TO MOMENTARILY RESTART THE ENG 2 OR 3 TIMES DURING THE EMERGENCY DESCENT BUT THAT IT WOULD FAIL. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER DURING THE FORCED LANDING IN A SOFT FIELD. EXAMINATION DISCLOSED WATER IN THE FUEL STRAINER. PLT STATED THE ACFT WAS REFUELED WITH LOW LEAD AUTOMOTIVE FUEL FROM DRUMS JUST PRIOR TO THE FLIGHT.

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

FUEL SYSTEM..WATER

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

MAINTENANCE,SERVICE OF AIRCRAFT/EQUIPMENT..INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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