NTSB Identification: FTW84LA109.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23945.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 07, 1984 in NEW ORLEANS, LA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N9468U
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.

DURING ARRIVAL, THE ACFT LOST POWER AFTER A DESCENT FROM 3000 TO 2000 FT. AT THAT TIME, THE PLT NOTED THAT THE FUEL GAGES INDICATED EACH TANK WAS 1/8 FULL, BUT HE DID NOT APPLY CARB HEAT UNTIL HE WAS IN AN EMERGENCY DESCENT. HE ELECTED TO LAND ON A BOULEVARD. DURING THE LANDING, THE LEFT MAIN GEAR HIT THE RIGHT TAIL LIGHT OF A VEHICLE, THE THE ACFT HIT A ROAD SIDN AND A CONCRETE RETAINDER. AN EXAM OF THE ACFT REVEALED FUEL WAS STILL REMAINING IN BOTH TANKS. NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE WAS FOUND & THE ENG WAS RUN & OPERATED NORMALLY.

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CARBURETOR..ICE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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