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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137518
Last updated: 27 December 2020
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Date:20-JUL-2011
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Owner/operator:Pro Air Enterprises Inc
Registration: N8576U
C/n / msn: 15077953
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:West Park Road nr. Addington Field Airport - KEKX, Elizabethtown, KY -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Banner and glider towing
Departure airport:Elizabethtown, KY (EKX)
Destination airport:Louisville, KY (LOU)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot was attempting to pick up a banner when the engine lost power and the airplane stalled. The pilot partially recovered from the stall; however, the left wing struck the ground and the airplane collided with a ditch. The wings and fuselage received substantial damage. A postaccident examination of the airframe and engine revealed no evidence of a mechanical malfunction. At the time of the accident, the airplane was not being operated in conditions conducive to carburetor icing. The reason for the power loss could not be determined.
Probable Cause: A total loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20110720X54309&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jul-2011 13:53 gerard57 Added
20-Jul-2011 16:50 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 17:00 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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