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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177190
Last updated: 1 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150J
Registration: N60539
C/n / msn: 15070385
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lake Dallas, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Lake Dallas, TX (30F)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
On the first takeoff, the 50-hour student pilot experienced a rough running engine and immediately returned to the airport. After performing another engine run-up, including checking the magnetos, with no recollection of any abnormal conditions, the student pilot departed again. On the second takeoff, the airplane experienced a loss of engine power. The student pilot failed to maintain airspeed resulting in a stall, and the airplane came to rest in a vertical position among a group of trees. Examination of the airplane, which had flown less than 40 hours in the last 10 years, did not revealed any anomalies, and the reason for the loss of engine power was undetermined.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain proper airspeed for flight resulting in a stall/spin during the forced landing. A contributing factors was the loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.



Revision history:

22-Jun-2015 15:36 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:58 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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