NTSB Identification: FTW85LA303.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29628.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 01, 1985 in HORNTOWN, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N187AR
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.

THE ACFT EXPERIENCED AN INTERMITTENT POWER LOSS IN CRUISE FLT. THE PLT'S ATTEMPTS TO REMEDY THE PROBLEM WERE NOT SUCCESSFUL AND HE ELECTED TO EXECUTE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON A ROAD. DURING THE LANDING, THE ACFT STRUCK A WIRE AND VEERED INTO TREES ALONG THE SIDE OF THE ROAD. THE PLT STATED THAT HE HAD NOT APPLIED CARB HEAT DURING THE EMERGENCY BECAUSE HE CONSIDERED CARB ICE IMPROBABLE. THE ICING PROBABILITY CHART INDICATED THE POSSIBILITY OF CARB ICING AT GLIDE AND CRUISE PWR SETTINGS. ACFT WAS FUEL WITH A MIXTURE OF AUTO GAS AND AVIATION FUEL.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND


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