NTSB Identification: LAX84LA126.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22517.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 31, 1983 in CASTAIC, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA A150M, registration: N7320A
Injuries: 2 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.

AFTER THE PLT LANDED ON AN ABANDONED ROAD, THE AIRCRAFT WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE, NEAR THE END OF THE ROADWAY, THEN WENT OVER AN EMBANKMENT & NOSED OVER. HE DID NOT SUBMIT AN ACCIDENT REPORT (NTSB FORM 6120.1). HOWEVER, HE TOLD SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES THAT HE MADE A FORCED ON THE ROAD AFTER THE ENG LOST POWER. ACCORDING TO HIM, THE ENG STOPPED WHILE HE WAS PERFORMANING A ROLLING MANEUVER, THEN WOULD NOT RESTART. NO MECHANICAL PART MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE WAS FOUND. APRX 9.5 GAL OF FUEL WAS REMAINING IN THE TANKS AFTER THE ACCIDENT. THE PLT INDICATED TO THE DEPUTIES THAT HE DETECTED A TAIL WIND DURING THE LANDING.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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