NTSB Identification: MIA83FA058.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21673.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 08, 1983 in GREEN COVE SPGS, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N6503G
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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.

THE ACFT CRASHED IN A SPIN AFTER THE ENGINE QUIT DURING TAKEOFF. THIS WAS ONE OF A SERIES OF TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS. THE ACFT REACHED AN ALT OF ABOUT 150 FT WHEN THE ENGINE SPUTTERED AND QUIT. THE ACFT THEN STARTED A 180 DEGREE TURN WHICH STEEPENED INTO A SPIN AS AIRSPEED WAS LOST. THE MINIMUM ALT FOR A NO POWER 180 DEGREE TURN IS 250 FT. ALSO THE AMOUNT OFFUEL ON BOARD THE ACFT (ABOUT TWO AND ONE-HALF GALLONS) WAS SUFFICIENT ONLY FOR STRAIGHT AND LEVEL FLT.

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

FLUID,FUEL..STARVATION

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL/SPIN..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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