NTSB Identification: LAX84LA179.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24278.
Accident occurred Monday, February 13, 1984 in VACAVILLE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N704JP
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 ENG FAILED & THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH POWER LINES DURING A NIGHT FORCED LANDING. AN ENG EXAM REVEALED FUEL IN BOTH THE FUEL LINES & CARBURETOR. THE 0005 WX OBSERVATION AT TRAVIS AFB, ABOUT 7 MI SOUTH OF THE ACCIDENT SITE, REPORTEDA TEMP OF 47 DEG & A DEWPOINT OF 33 DEG. ACCORDING TO ICING PROBABILITY CHARTS, SERIOUS CARBURETOR ICING WAS POSSIBLE AT CRUISE POWER.

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

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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