NTSB Identification: CHI95LA135.
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Accident occurred Monday, April 24, 1995 in NAPOLEON, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/24/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N8291S
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO TAKEOFF FROM A PRIVATE FIELD WITH 40 DEGREES OF FLAPS EXTENDED. THE AIRPLANE WOULD NOT CLIMB AND IT SETTLED INTO A MARSH AREA OFF THE END OF THE FIELD.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the pilot's failure to retract the wing flaps prior to takeoff and the subsequent failure of the airplane to climb during takeoff.

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