NTSB Identification: FTW83FA302.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23229.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 29, 1983 in EL CAMPO, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 150J, registration: N60655
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 IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A STEEP NOSE DOWN ATTITUDE. AFTER IMPACT, THE ACFT REMAINED IN A TAIL-HIGH ATTITUDE. NO KNOWN WITNESSES OBSERVED THE ACCIDENT. AN EXAM OF THE ENG & PROP SHOWED A MINIMUM OF POWER BEING DEVELOPED AT THE TIME OF IMPACT. A TEARDOWN & EXAM OF THE ENG REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF INTERNAL MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE. AN EXAM/ANALYSIS OF THE FUEL SHOWED IT COULD HAVE BEEN AUTO GASOLINE OR A MIXTURE OF AUTO & AVIATION FUEL. A WITNESS SAID THE PLT HAD REGULARLY USED AUTO FUEL. CONTINUITY OF THE ENG & FLT CONTROLS WAS VERIFIED. ON 2/28/83, THE STUDENT PLT HAD BEEN INDORSED FOR SOLO FLT IN CESSNA 150 ACFT.

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:

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


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