NTSB Identification: DEN82FTI18
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, September 16, 1982 in CONRAD, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/16/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N1299Q
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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.

PILOT HAD ENGINE LOSE POWER MOMENTARILY ON A PREVIOUS FLIGHT BUT DID NOT CONCERN HIMSELF ABOUT IT. DURING THIS FLIGHT POWER WAS LOST AT 4100 FEET. PILOT TRIED RESTART WITHOUT SUCCESS. DURING LANDING NOSE WAS LOWERED PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN AND IT CAUGHT ON AN IRRIGATION MOUND. WATER WAS FOUND IN THE FUEL.

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

FLUID,FUEL..WATER

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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