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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38869
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Date:15-APR-1988
Time:15:56
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N13788
C/n / msn: 59776
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Deer Lodge, MT -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Deer Lodge, MT (38S)
Destination airport:Forsyth, MT (153)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE OVERWEIGHT ACFT DEPARTED ON THE SECOND LEG OF A X-COUNTRY flight. WITNESSES STATED THAT THE ENGINE BEGAN TO RUN ROUGH DURING THE CLIMB AFTER TAKE-OFF. A RETURN TO THE AIRPORT WAS CONDUCTED AND THE ENGINE RETURNED TO NORMAL OPERATION JUST PRIOR TO FLARING FOR LANDING. THE PILOT ELECTED TO ABORT THE LANDING. AFTER INITIATING A CLIMB THE ENGINE AGAIN RAN ROUGH. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED A 180 DEGREE LEFT TURN BACK TO THE ARPT. DURING THE TURN THE ACFT STALLED AND IMPACTED 20 FT SHORT OF THE RUNWAY THRESHOLD. THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED A SEVERLY ERODED LEFT MAGNETO AND THE KEY SWITCH WAS FOUND IN THE LEFT MAGNETO POSITION ONLY. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X25450


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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