NTSB Identification: LAX83FA099.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22585.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 13, 1983 in NOGALES, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA 150J, registration: N50586
Injuries: 2 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.

THE ACFT NOSED OVER DURING A FORCED LANDING AFTER THE ENGINE FAILED DURING AN INSTRUCTION FLT. THE LANDING WAS ACCOMPLISHED OFF ARPT ABOUT 30 MINUTES AFTER INITIAL TAKEOFF. THE ENGINE HAD BEGUN TO RUN ROUGH FOLLOWED BY A LOSS OF OIL PRESSURE. THEN THE ENGINE QUIT AND A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE. WHEN THE ENGINE WAS DISASSEMBLED AFTER THE ACCIDENT THE #2 CYLINDER PISTON AND WRIST PIN WERE FOUND TO BE SHATTERED.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,PISTON..FAILURE,TOTAL

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