NTSB Identification: FTW96LA043.
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Accident occurred Monday, November 13, 1995 in BERRYVILLE, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1996
Aircraft: BEECH F35, registration: N3299C
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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FOLLOWING LIFTOFF THE AIRCRAFT WAS NOT CONTROLLABLE AND A FORCED LANDING WAS MADE APPROXIMATELY 1/4 MILE OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY. EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES FOLLOWING THE ACCIDENT REVEALED THE CONTROL LOCKS WERE STILL INSTALLED.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO CONDUCT AN ADEQUATE PREFLIGHT AND REMOVE THE CONTROL LOCKS.

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