NTSB Identification: NYC91LA119.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44906.
Accident occurred Friday, April 19, 1991 in BLOOMVALE, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/08/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N12236
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 PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING A TAKEOFF FROM A 1700 FOOT LONG, ROUGH SOD RUNWAY. WITH ABOUT 400 FEET OF RUNWAY REMAINING, THE PILOT DECIDED THE AIRPLANE WAS NOT GOING TO BECOME AIRBORNE AND HE ABORTED THE TAKEOFF. THE AIRPLANE SLID OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER. THE PILOT HAD A TOTAL FLIGHT TIME OF 99 HOURS, WITH 40 HOURS IN THE CESSNA 172.

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

THE PILOT'S DELAY IN ABORTING THE TAKEOFF.

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