NTSB Identification: NYC82DA024
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 19, 1982 in ENFIELD, NH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/19/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N68292
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

WHILE THE STUDENT PILOT WAS ON A SOLO CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT, THE ENGINE LOST POWER AND THEN RAN INTERMITTENTLY. THE POWER LOSS OCCURRED WHILE THE PLANE WAS OVER A SNOW COVERED LAKE AT 6500 FT MSL. THE PILOT ELECTED TO LAND ON THE LAKE. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE GEAR CAUGHT IN THE SNOW AND THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED OVER.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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