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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70896
Last updated: 15 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150G
Registration: N4026J
C/n / msn: 15065326
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Church School Rd / Cold Spring Creamery Rd , Bucks County, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Doylestown, PA (DYL)
Destination airport:Doylestown, PA (DYL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The accident flight was the first flight since an overhauled engine was installed. The pilot performed an engine run-up before takeoff and noted no discrepancies. During the initial climb, between 50 and 75 feet above ground level, the engine experienced a partial loss of power. The pilot executed a forced landing into a field; the airplane came to rest upright and there were no injuries to the pilot or passenger. Postaccident inspection of the engine revealed no evidence of preimpact failure or malfunction. The temperature and dew point at the time of the accident were favorable for serious carburetor ice at cruise power.

Probable Cause: A partial loss of engine power due to carburetor icing.




Photo: FAA

Revision history:

02-Jan-2010 01:25 RobertMB Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
26-Nov-2017 12:29 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Nov-2017 16:01 harro Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative, Photo, ]

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