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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70216
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150L
Registration: N19318
C/n / msn: 15074333
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Atlantic Ocean, about a mile and a half from Hillsboro Inlet, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Pompano Beach, FL (PMP)
Destination airport:Pompano Beach, FL (PMP)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that the engine began to run rough during climb on the local flight. The pilot applied carburetor heat, but no improvement in engine performance was observed. The engine stopped running, and the pilot ditched the airplane in the ocean. The pilot exited the airplane and it sank after about three to five minutes. The wreckage was estimated to be in approximately 327 feet of water, and would not be recovered, according to the FAA and the owner’s insurance company representative. The FAA reported that all airworthiness directives had been complied with and the airplane had a current annual inspection.
Probable Cause: A total loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.



Revision history:

29-Nov-2009 11:08 RobertMB Added
29-Nov-2009 18:45 RobertMB Updated
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
02-Dec-2017 17:48 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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