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January 11, 2012, Fitchburg, Mass., Cessna 150G

The airplane was substantially damaged at 0930 Eastern time during an impact with terrain following loss of engine power during initial climb. The flight instructor received minor injuries and the student pilot was seriously injured. Visual conditions prevailed. After two touch-and-go landings at a nearby airport, the engine began to run rough. The flight instructor took control, lowered the angle of attack and applied carburetor heat. The engine “immediately ran rougher” and the flight instructor pushed in the carburetor heat knob.

October 7, 2011, Vidalia, La., Cessna 150L

At 1640 Central time, the airplane sustained substantial damage during a forced landing to a field after a loss of engine power while on approach. The solo commercial pilot was not injured. Visual conditions prevailed.

July 4, 2011, Plymouth, Mass., Cessna 150L

The airplane was substantially damaged at about 1300 Eastern time during a forced landing to a cranberry bog following a partial power loss during takeoff. The commercial pilot was not injured. Visual conditions prevailed.

April 12, 2011, Corona, Calif., Cessna 150L

At 0853 Pacific time, the airplane sustained substantial damage following loss of control and impact with a hangar door. The private pilot received minor injuries and his passenger received serious injuries. Visual conditions prevailed. The pilot was practicing a touch-and-go landing-and was high, and close to a stall-so he applied power.

February 12, 2011, Springdale, Ark., Cessna 150G

At approximately 1700 Central time, the airplane was substantially damaged during a forced landing. Visual conditions prevailed. The pilot was seriously injured and the flight instructor-rated passenger sustained minor injuries.

February 12, 2011, Springdale, Ark., Cessna 150G

At approximately 1700 Central time, the airplane was substantially damaged during a forced landing. Visual conditions prevailed. The pilot was seriously injured and the flight instructor-rated passenger sustained minor injuries.

February 17, 2011, Jonesborough, Tenn., Cessna 150H

At about 1800 Eastern time, the airplane was substantially damaged during a forced landing following a partial loss of engine power after takeoff from a private airstrip. The private pilot was not injured. Visual conditions prevailed. The pilot later reported the airplane sat for approximately a month prior to the accident flight, with its wing fuel tanks about one-quarter full. His preflight inspection included sumping the fuel tanks, and he thought he had removed all water and contamination from the fuel tanks.

November 14, 2010, Tucson, Ariz., Cessna 150J

The airplane was substantially damaged at about 1215 Mountain time when it impacted terrain while on final approach. The solo student pilot was killed. Visual conditions prevailed for the local supervised solo flight. After completing five or six uneventful takeoffs and landings, the CFI exited the airplane to watch the student conduct a solo flight in the airport traffic pattern.

September 10, 2010, Fayetteville, W.V., Cessna 150

The airplane incurred substantial damage during a forced landing at about 1315 Eastern time following a partial loss of engine power. The flight instructor and private pilot received serious injuries. Visual conditions prevailed. During initial climb the tachometer indicated 1900 and the airplane would not gain altitude. The flight instructor elected to land in a field, but the airplane collided with trees before impacting the ground.

July 6, 2010, Keller, Wash., Cessna 150

The airplane sustained substantial damage at about 0650 Pacific time after colliding with terrain and power lines. The student pilot was killed and his sole passenger received serious injuries. Visual conditions prevailed for the local flight.

January 1, 2010, Doylestown, Penn., Cessna 150G

At about 1108 Eastern time, the airplane experienced a partial loss of engine power during climb shortly after takeoff. Visual conditions prevailed. The airplane was substantially damaged, but the commercial pilot and one passenger were not injured.

August 12, 2009, Sussex, N.J., Cessna 150

The airplane was substantially damaged at 0830 Eastern time after losing lift during takeoff. The private pilot and a passenger received serious injuries. Visual conditions prevailed at the time.According to the pilot, during takeoff, the airplane would not gain altitude and started clipping the tops of trees off the end of the runway. The pilot pulled back on the yoke and stalled the airplane. The airplane collided with an embankment and came to rest in a creek. The airplane impacted the creek in a near-vertical nose-down attitude.