NTSB Identification: ATL85LA138.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27578.
Accident occurred Friday, April 19, 1985 in JACKSONVILLE, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5330B
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.

PILOT EXPERIENCED POWER FAILURE DURING CLIMBOUT. A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE IN A PLOWED FLD AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE REVEALED THAT THE CARBURETOR AIRBOX SEAL HAD DETERIORATED AND LODGED IN THE THROAT OF THE CARBURETOR. LAST ANNUAL INSPECTION WAS COMPLETED 96 FLT HRS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER,TORQUE BOX..DETERIORATED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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