NTSB Identification: CHI88LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37625.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 03, 1988 in MENOMONEE FALLS, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/25/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182M, registration: N70916
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

WHILE ATTEMPTING TO TAKEOFF FROM A 1,865' TURF RUNWAY ON AN 85 DEGREE DAY WITH FOUR SKY DIVERS/PASSENGERS ON BOARD, THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO ATTAIN SUFFICIENT AIRSPEED FOR LIFT-OFF AND ELECTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF. THE PILOT ESTIMATED THAT HE HAD USED ABOUT 60 - 70% OF THE RUNWAY BEFORE INITIATING THE REMEDIAL ACTION, AND COULD NOT STOP THE AIRCRAFT BEFORE THE END OF THE RUNWAY. IT RAN OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY, ACROSS A ROAD, INTO A DITCH, AND THEN NOSED OVER.

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

AIRSPEED(VLOF)..NOT ATTAINED..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

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


Contributing Factors

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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