NTSB Identification: CHI92LA247.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47727.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 16, 1992 in HOUGHTON LAKE, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/30/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N68741
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR WAS DEMONSTRATING A SOFT FIELD TAKEOFF TO STUDENT. THE AIRPLANE BECAME AIRBORNE BUT WOULD NOT CLIMB OR ACCELERATE OUT OF GROUND EFFECT. THE INSTRUCTOR ABORTED THE TAKEOFF, BUT THE AIRPLANE DEPARTED THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER IN A BLUEBERRY BOG.

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

A PREMATURE LIFT-OFF.

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