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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145682
Last updated: 7 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150H
Registration: N22857
C/n / msn: 15068566
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Moore Airport - 1TE6, Wildorado, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Wildorado, TX
Destination airport:Wildorado, TX
Investigating agency: NTSB
After takeoff, the pilot noted a decrease in engine rpm and a loss of power. The airplane began to lose altitude, and the pilot lowered the nose of the airplane and then reduced the engine power in order to perform a forced landing. During the forced landing, the airplane nosed over. The airplane’s weight was about 200 pounds below its maximum gross weight, and the density altitude was about 5,400 feet. These factors would both reduce the performance of the airplane. The reported weather conditions were not conducive to serious carburetor icing at cruise power; the engine was operating at a high power setting for takeoff, indicating that carburetor ice was likely not the reason for the loss of engine power.
Probable Cause: The loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.


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Revision history:

17-May-2012 19:49 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:36 ASN Update Bot Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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