NTSB Identification: LAX83LA059
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, December 11, 1982 in BIG BEAR LAKE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/11/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N1221Q
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT DESCENDED INTO TREES AFTER A NON-MECHANICAL ENGINE FAILURE ON A NIGHT TAKEOFF. THE WX WAS FOGGY WITH VISIBILITYLESS THAN 100 YARDS. THE ELEVATION WAS 6,750 FT MSL. IT IS NOT KNOWN WHETHER THE PLT APPLED CARBURETOR HEAT. THE CONTROL WAS BROKEN OFF AT THE PANEL.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..MOUNTAINOUS/HILLY


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..OBSCURATION


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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