NTSB Identification: CHI85LA040.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26171.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 03, 1984 in WYATT, IN
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N704GX
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.

WHILE PRACTICING GROUND REFERENCE MANEUVERS AT 800 FT AGL THE ENGINE POWER DROPPED FROM 2,500 TO 1,500 RPM. DURING THE FORCED LANDING ROLLOUT THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED WHEN IT CONTACTED A DIRT BANK. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE THROTTLE CONTROL ROD END BOLT BECAME DISCONNECTED. THE MISSING ATTACHMENT HARDWARE WAS NOT FOUND. THE ENGINE HAD BEEN INSTALLED ON THE ACFT 13.7 HRS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER,LINKAGE..DISCONNECTED

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

MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL



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