Preliminary Accident Reports

October 2006 Issue

August 18, 2006, Red Bluff, Calif./Cessna A150M

At about 1642 Pacific time, the airplane was substantially damaged after a loss of engine power and forced landing. The Private pilot and sole occupant was not injured. Visual conditions prevailed. The pilot reported there were no discrepancies with the takeoff roll. About 200 feet agl, the engine failed. The pilot attempted to land; however, the airplane landed hard, bounced into the air and came to rest inverted. …

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