Friday, April 30, 2021

Cessna 150J, N5578G: Accident occurred April 28, 2021 in Madison, St. Francis County, Arkansas

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity: 
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Little Rock, Arkansas Location: Madison, AR
Accident Number: CEN21LA231
Date & Time: April 28, 2021, 12:30 Local
Registration: N5578G
Aircraft: Cessna 150J
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

On April 28, 2021, about 1230 central daylight time, a Cessna 150J, N5578G, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Madison, Arkansas. The pilot was not injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight. According to the pilot, while on a local flight the engine power reduced to idle. He noted that the engine was running but he was unable to get it above idle power and was forced to land in a field. During the forced landing, the airplane’s nose landing gear sunk in the soft ground and the airplane nosed over. 

The airplane incurred substantial damage to the vertical stabilizer and the right wing.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna 
Registration: N5578G
Model/Series: 150J 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KUTA
Observation Time: 12:35 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 
Temperature/Dew Point: 25°C /20°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Scattered / 2600 ft AGL 
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 12 knots / , 190°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.99 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Forrest City, AR (FCY)
Destination: Madison, AR

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None 
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 34.978386,-90.723025 (est)

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