NTSB Identification: ATL89LA050.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38070.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 04, 1988 in LAWRENCEVILLE, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/29/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N5518D
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.

AFTER 3 FULL STOP LANDINGS, THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE AIRPLANE WOULD NOT ACCELERATE TO LIFTOFF AIRSPEED ON 4TH TAKEOFF AFTER ROLLING ABOUT 2000 FEET. THE PILOT ELECTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF. THE AIRPLANE ROLLED OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF RUNWAY 07 AND NOSED OVER. THE WRECKAGE EXAMINATION DID NOT DISCLOSE ANY SYSTEM PROBLEM. THE TEMP/DEW POINT FELL WITHIN A RANGE WHERE CARB ICE WAS POSSIBLE.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CARBURETOR HEAT..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS

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