NTSB Identification: CHI89LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41454.
Accident occurred Monday, June 05, 1989 in MILAN, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/26/1992
Aircraft: BEECH 35, registration: N5011C
Injuries: 4 Minor.

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 ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF FROM A SOGGY SOD RUNWAY, OVERROTATED, AND DRAGGED THE TIEDOWN LOOP ON THE SURFACE SEVERAL TIMES. WHEN AIRBORNE, THE AIRPLANE GAINED ONLY 20 FEET AND SUBSEQUENTLY STRUCK A TREE OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY.

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

THE PILOT'S EXCESSIVE ROTATION, WHICH RESULTED IN AN INADVERTENT MUSHED STALL AND COLLISION WITH TREES.

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