NTSB Identification: NYC83LA092.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20344.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 12, 1983 in WAYNESBURG, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N99ML
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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 PILOT STATED THAT FOLLOWING A NORMAL TAKEOFF, UPON REACHING AN ALTITUDE OF ABOUT 200 TO 250 MSL, ALL ENG POWER WAS LOST. DURING AN ATTEMPT TO AVOID TREES AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY, FOR A CLEAR AREA NEAR A HIGHWAY, THE ACFT HIT THE TOP OF A T-HANGAR. THE ACFT CAME TO REST IN A GULLY. INVESTIGATION REVEALED WATER IN THE FUEL. AN INSPECTION OF THE REFUELING FACILITY REVEALED APPROXIMATELY 6 INCHES OF WATER IN THE STORAGE TANKS.

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

MAINTENANCE,SERVICE OF AIRCRAFT/EQUIPMENT..IMPROPER..AIRPORT PERSONNEL

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRPORT FACILITY


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..WATER


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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