NTSB Identification: MIA88LA205.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37256.
Accident occurred Friday, June 24, 1988 in TAMPA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/19/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182R, registration: N9658X
Injuries: 4 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 PLT RPRTD THAT DRG THE TAKEOFF ROLL, HE 'ROTATED AIRCRAFT AT 65 KTS' BUT IT WOULD NOT BECOME AIRBORNE. HE THEN ABORTED THE TAKEOFF, BUT WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE REMAINING RWY. AFTER DEPARTING THE RWY, THE ACFT HIT A DITCH & NOSED OVER. AN EXAM OF THE FLT CONTROLS & ENG REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF A MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE. THE ELEVATOR TRIM TAB WAS FOUND AT A 9 DEG NOSE DOWN TRIM POSITION. NORMAL ELEVATOR TRIM FOR TAKEOFF CORRESPONDS TO A 3 DEG NOSE DOWN POSITION.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ELEVATOR TRIM..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET

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