NTSB Identification: SEA85LA154.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28686.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 29, 1985 in ASOTIN, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N3814J
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.

WHILE MANEUVERING, THE AIRCRAFTS ENGINE SPUTTERED AND THEN QUIT. DURING FORCED LANDING ON A FRESHLY PLOWED FIELD, THE AIRCRAFTS NOSE WHEEL DUG IN AND COLLAPSED. THE ACIRCRAFT NOSED OVER. THE AIRCRAFT WAS EXAMINED BY AN A & P MECHANIC AND NO ABNORMALITIES COULD BE FOUND. IT IS POSSIBLE, SINCE THE AIRCRAFT WAS FUELD WITH AUTOMOTIVE FFUEL AND IT WAS A WARM DAY (90 DEGREES F.), THAT A VAPOR LOCK OCCURRED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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