NTSB Identification: FTW87LA153.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34499.
Accident occurred Friday, June 26, 1987 in MARIETTA, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1988
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AA-5A, registration: N9874U
Injuries: 4 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 RPRTD THAT DRG TAKEOFF FM A GRASS RWY, THE ACFT STALLED AFTER CLIMBING ABOUT 10 FT AGL. HE SAID THAT TORQUE PULLED THE NOSE OF THE ACFT TO THE LEFT & HE TRIED TO RECOVER. HOWEVER, THERE WAS INSUFFICIENT ALT & THE ACFT HIT THE TOPS OF TREES, THEN FELL TO THE GND IN A LEFT WING LOW ATTITUDE.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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