NTSB Identification: ATL88LA222.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36305.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 30, 1988 in PARSON, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: BEECH V35B, registration: N38573
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 PILOT REPORTED THAT SHORTLY AFTER A HEAVY WEATHER SYSTEM PASSED OVER, HE ATTEMPTED A TAKEOFF FROM A WET RUNWAY. DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL HE DID NOT ALLOW THE AIRSPEED TO ACCELERATE TO THE LIFT OFF SPEED. AS HE PREMATURELY LIFTED OFF HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND VEERED OFF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT STATED THAT ROTATION SHOULD NEVER BE STARTED UNTIL TAKEOFF SPEED IS REACHED.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ROTATION..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED(VLOF)..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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