NTSB Identification: MKC87LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33540.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 04, 1987 in LIBERAL, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1988
Aircraft: BEECH 35A, registration: N1953V
Injuries: 3 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 PIC RPTD EXPERIENCING TURBULENCE ON TAKEOFF FROM LIBERAL AIRPORT. WINDS WERE PREVAILING FROM THE SOUTHEAT AT 15 KNOTS AS HE DEPARTED THE AIRSTRIP USING RUNWAY 19. AT ROTATION, THE PIC REPORTED THAT THE LEFT WING GOT TOO HIGH AND HE LOST CONTROL. THE PIC WAS UNABLE TO CORRECT FOR THE LOSS OF CONTROL AND LIFT AND PENETRATED A FENCE OFF THE AIRPORT. THE PIC LATER COMMENTED THAT HE SHOULD HAVE USED ANOTHER WHERE THE RUNWAY WOULD HAVE BEEN MORE FAVORABLE TO THE WIND.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE

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