NTSB Identification: MIA07LA071.
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Accident occurred Saturday, April 07, 2007 in Canal Point, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/30/2008
Aircraft: Cessna 152, registration: N46913
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
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While flying at 1,200 to 1,300 feet, the pilot-in-command incorrectly leaned the fuel/air ratio to the point of total loss of engine power. She enrichened the fuel/air ratio but was unsuccessful in restoring engine power. She maneuvered for a forced landing in a field but the flight was too fast and too low. She overshot the intended field and landed on an unlevel surface in a sugarcane field. During the landing roll, the nosewheel impacted a hole causing the nose wheel to separate. The airplane then nosed over coming to rest inverted partially submerged in a water retention ditch. Damage to both wings, and the vertical stabilizer were noted. No determination was made as to the reason the engine did not resume power after adequate fuel/air ratio was provided.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot-in-command's incorrect leaning of the fuel/air ratio resulting in the total loss of engine power during cruise flight. Full narrative available
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