NTSB Identification: LAX88LA236.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36905.
Accident occurred Monday, June 27, 1988 in LAKE TAHOE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/16/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N23TW
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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

DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO SUSTAIN A POSITIVE CLIMB RATE. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A TREE AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND, SUBSEQUENTLY, THE GROUND. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS ABOUT 10000 FEET.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE..EXCEEDED

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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