NTSB Identification: MIA87LA123.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33172.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 01, 1987 in JACKSON, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA A150M, registration: N7344A
Injuries: 2 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 PLT STATED THAT HE FAILED TO REMOVE THE CONTROL COLUMN GUST LOCK PRIOR TO TAKE OFF. IMMEDIATELY AFTER ROTATION, THE ACFT BEGAN TO PORPOISE, DESCENDED UNCONTROLLED, & LANDED HARD COLLAPSING THE LANDING GEAR. HE FURTHER STATED THAT THIS ACCIDENT COULD HAVE BEEN PREVENTED BY PERFORMING A THOROUGH PREFLT & ALSO BY USING A CHECKLIST.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMOVAL OF CONTROL/GUST LOCK(S)..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ELEVATOR..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AILERON..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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