NTSB Identification: FTW83LA119.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21502.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 15, 1983 in DALHART, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N6308S
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.

THE PLT STATED THAT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, HE SMELLED FUEL & OBSERVED A WET SPOT ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE COCKPIT FLOOR. HE EXECUTED A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING, TAXIED TO THE RAMP & SHUT DOWN THE ENGINE. AS HE PULLED THE MIXTURE CONTROL AFT, FLAMES ERUPTED FROM UNDER THE RIGHT PANEL. THE ACFT WAS CONSUMED BY FIRE & THE SOURCE OF THE FUEL LEAK WAS NOT DETERMINED.

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

FUEL SYSTEM..LEAK

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