NTSB Identification: FTW88LA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36714.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 08, 1988 in ANGOLA, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/29/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182L, registration: N3153R
Injuries: 1 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 STATED THE AIRPLANE WAS ON THE TAKEOFF ROLL WHEN THE SEAT SLID TO THE REAR. HE WAS UNABLE TO CONTROL THE AIRPLANE AND IT RAN OFF THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND STRUCK A FENCE. THE SEAT TRACK HOLES WERE WORN ENOUGH THAT THE LOCKING PINS WOULD NOT STAY IN THEM. THE LAST INSPECTION WAS 40 FLYING HOURS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

FUSELAGE,SEAT..UNLOCKED

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUSELAGE,SEAT..WORN

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

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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