NTSB Identification: SEA95LA109.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, May 30, 1995 in RAWLINS, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/19/1996
Aircraft: BOEING A75N1, registration: N43286
Injuries: 1 Minor,1 Uninjured.
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THE PILOT REPORTED THAT UPON REACHING 100 FEET AGL DURING TAKEOFF HE INITIATED A RIGHT TURN FOR NOISE ABATEMENT. THE AIRSPEED BEGAN TO DECREASE, AND THE AIRCRAFT STOPPED CLIMBING. DUE TO RISING TERRAIN AHEAD, THE PILOT INITIATED A LEFT TURN. SHORTLY THEREAFTER THE AIRCRAFT BOUNCED ON THE TERRAIN IN A THREE-POINT ATTITUDE AND NOSED OVER. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS APPROXIMATELY 8,050 FEET.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN A PROPER CLIMB RATE. FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WERE THE HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE AND THE RISING TERRAIN. Full narrative available
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