NTSB Identification: FTW86LRG04.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30879.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 07, 1985 in TEMPLE, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 150J, registration: N51079
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 NOSED OVER DURING A FORCED LANDING ON SOFT TERRAIN FOLLOWING A TOTAL LOSS OF ENG PWR. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE ENG QUIT WHILE ON A 45 DEG ENTRY TO THE DOWNWIND LEG FOR RWY 15. THE PLT THEN ATTEMPTED TO RESTART THE ENG AND MANEUVER THE ACFT TOWARD RWY 02 TO LAND. DUE TO LOW AIRSPEED AND TREES NEAR THE RWY, THE PLT ELECTED TO LAND IN A FIELD WHERE THE ACFT NOSED OVER. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION OF THE ACFT AND ENG REVEALED WATER WAS PRESENT THROUGHOUT THE FUEL SYSTEM. THE PLT REPORTED THE FUEL WAS CHECKED FOR CONTAMINATION DURING THE PRE-FLT AND NONE WAS FOUND.
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:TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT
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