NTSB Identification: LAX85FVW01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28836.
Accident occurred Friday, November 30, 1984 in FURNACE CREEK, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N17171
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT STATED THE ENG BEGAN RUNNING ROUGH DURING CRUISE FLT. PLT APPLIED CARB HEAT AND 'ADJUSTED THE MIXTURE' BUT ENG CONTINUED RUNNING ROUGH AND SUBSEQUENTLY QUIT. THE RIGHT WING CONTACTED A ROAD SIGN DURING THE FORCED LANDING ON A ROAD. THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE ROAD INTO A DITCH WHERE THE RIGHT MAIN AND NOSE GEARS COLLAPSED. INSPECTION OF THE ENG FAILED TO DISCLOSE ANY MECHANICAL FAILURE/MALFUNCTION.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH



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