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N21923, a black Cessna 152 operated by GPS Flight School – was smoking in the air, with the engine quitting afterwards on May 2nd, 2019

GENERAL INFORMATION

Data SourceACCIDENT AND INCIDENT DATABASE
Report Number20190502003809I
Local Date02-MAY-19
CityPUNTA GORDA
StateFL
Airport NamePUNTA GORDA
Event TypeINCIDENT
Mid Air CollisionNOT A MIDAIR

AIRCRAFT INFORMATION

Aircraft DamageNONE
Aircraft MakeCESSNA
Aircraft Model150
Aircraft SeriesL
Type of OperationGENERAL OPERATING RULES
Registration Nbr21923
Total Aboard2
Fatalities0
Injuries0
Aircraft Weight ClassUNDER 12501 LBS
Engine MakeCONT M
Engine Model0-200 SERIES
Number of Engines1

Event Remarks
ATC REQUESTED AIRCRAFT TO EXTEND DOWNWIND AND WHEN THE PILOT ADDED POWER TO EXTEND, THE ENGINE STARTED RUNNING ROUGH. THE PILOT REQUESTED TO LAND IMMEDIATELY AND ATC CLEARED THE AIRCRAFT TO LAND. THE AIRCRAFT HAD NORMAL LANDING ON THE RUNWAY AND THEN THE ENGINE QUIT RUNNING. AARF WAS DISPATCHED BECAUSE SOMEONE SUPPOSEDLY REPORTED SMOKE AND/OR FLAMES. FAA FORM 8020-9 STATES: ROC INSTRUCTED DASH 9 BE FILED DUE TO FLAMES IN ENGINE REPORTED BY ARF. FLAMES WERE NOT OBSERVED FROM TOWER ON ROLLOUT. BOTH PILOTS ON BOARD WROTE IN THEIR STATEMENT THAT ATC TOLD THEM THAT THEY OBSERVED SMOKE FROM THE ENGINE. MAINTENANCE LATER REPORTED OBSERVING FRESH OIL SPILLED ON THE EXHAUST SYSTEM AND TWO CYLINDERS WITH LOWER THAN NORMAL COMPRESSION. PRIVATE PILOT CERTIFICATE IS ISSUED BASED ON PERU FOREIGN PILOT LICENSE. NUMBER OF HOURS ARE UNKNOWN.

Cessna 150L, N21923: Incident occurred May 02, 2019 in Punta Gorda, Charlotte County, Florida

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Tampa, Florida
Declared emergency due to rough running engine. Landed and reported smoke / flames from engine.

Date: 02-MAY-19
Time: 15:00:00Z
Regis#: N21923
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: C150
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 91
City: PUNTA GORDA
State: FLORIDA