NTSB Identification: FTW90FA126.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41517.
Accident occurred Friday, June 29, 1990 in FORT WORTH, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA C172, registration: N179FR
Injuries: 1 Minor,2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING A VISUAL FIGHT RULES DEPARTURE FROM THE AIRFIELD THE PILOT ELECTED TO TAKE OFF WITH FULL FLAPS. THE AIRCRAFT DESIGN CRITERIA DOES NOT PROVIDE FOR THIS TYPE OF TAKE-OFF AND ENGINE POWER IS INSUFFICIENT TO SUPPORT FLIGHT IN THIS CONFIGURATION.

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

FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO FOLLOW PUBLISHED PROCEDURES WHEN HE ELECTED TO TAKE-OFF WITH FULL FLAPS.

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