NTSB Identification: CHI84LA097.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23589.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 29, 1984 in FARIBAULT, MN
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N9205U
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

THE ACFT LANDED IN A SNOW COVERED FIELD FOLLOWING A PARTIAL POWER LOSS. THE PLT STATED THAT HE PERFORMED A PREFLIGHT WHICH INCLUDED CHECKING THE FUEL FOR CONTAMINATION. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED WATER IN THE GASCOLATOR AND ICEIN THE FUEL LINES NEAR THE BELLY DRAIN.

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

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..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..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,FILTER..WATER


Contributing Factors

FUEL SYSTEM,LINE..FROZEN

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