NTSB Identification: LAX82DA272
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 21, 1982 in SANTA YNEZ, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/21/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N90088
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

DURING PRACTICE LANDING THE ENGINE BEGAN TO RUN ROUGH AND INTERMITTENTLY. THE INSTRUCTOR ATTEMPTED A DOWNWIND LANDING. PULLING UP OVER A FENCE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND MADE A HARD LANDING THE AIRCRAFT THEN NOSED OVER. THE FUEL CAP VENT WAS BLOCKED WHICH PREVENTED ADEQUATE FUEL FLOW. P/N C156003-0101.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,CAP..BLOCKED(PARTIAL)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

MANEUVER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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