Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Cessna 150H, N50055: Accident occurred August 15, 2021 in Heavener, Le Flore County, Oklahoma

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; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

ALT Services Inc

Location: Heavener, Oklahoma
Accident Number: CEN21LA408
Date and Time: August 15, 2021, 17:00 Local 
Registration: N50055
Aircraft: Cessna 150H 
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

 On August 15, 2021, about 1700 central daylight time, a Cessna 150H airplane, N50055, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Heavener, Oklahoma. The pilot was not injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations
Part 91 personal flight.

The pilot reported that while in cruise flight to his destination, the airplane’s engine began to run rough. As he attempted to troubleshoot the rough running engine, the engine stopped producing power. The pilot performed a forced landing to a field. During the landing, the airplane collided with a dirt mound and trees. Substantial damage was sustained to the fuselage and wings.

The airplane was retained for further examination.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna 
Registration: N50055
Model/Series: 150H 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light:
Observation Facility, Elevation: KMEZ,1079 ft msl
Observation Time: 17:15 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 21 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 24°C /23°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Scattered / 6000 ft AGL
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 4 knots / , 70°
Lowest Ceiling: Overcast / 8000 ft AGL
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 30.03 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed:
Departure Point:

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: 34.776655,-94.515596 (est)

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