NTSB Identification: LAX87LA078.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33174.
Accident occurred Friday, January 09, 1987 in OAKLAND, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7EC, registration: N7515E
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

A CHAMPION 7EC WENT OUT OF CONTROL DURING THE TAKEOFF INITIAL CLIMB. THE AIRCRAFT DRAGGED A WING DURING TAKEOFF GROUND RUN. THE PILOT WAS OBSERVED LOOKING BACK TOWARDS THE RUNWAY DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB. THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND DESCENDED UNCONTROLLED TO THE GROUND. THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

SUPERVISION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..DUAL STUDENT

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