NTSB Identification: CHI86LA066.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29917.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 14, 1986 in PELICAN RAPIDS, MN
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N2495J
Injuries: 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 EXHAUST VALVE ROCKER ARM #1 CYLINDER FAILED IN FLIGHT. THE STUDENT PILOT DESCENDED AND LANDED IN A WOODED AREA. AFTER OVER FLYING A FROZEN LAKE OCCUPIED BY FISHERMEN. THE ROCKER ARM EXHIBITED EVIDENCE OF FATIGUE.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,OTHER..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,OTHER..FATIGUE


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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