NTSB Identification: LAX73FUD05
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N6979S

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3183   72/10/8   HAWTHORNE,CALIF     CESSNA 150          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 46, 31 TOTAL
        TIME - 1500                    N6979S              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, ALL IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HAWTHORNE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HAWTHORNE,CALIF             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: VALVE ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - POORLY PLANNED APPROACH
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
        REMARKS- NR 4 CYL EXHAUST VALVE FAILED. PLT COMPLETELY OVERSHOT ARPT,PAST PARKING LOT AND HIT CEMENT PILE.

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