NTSB Identification: FTW87LA187.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35156.
Accident occurred Monday, August 03, 1987 in HEREFORD, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/1989
Aircraft: STINSON 108-3, registration: N6809M
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT WAS TAKING OFF FROM A STATE HWY WITH A TRUCK BLOCKING TRAFFIC AT THE END OF A 2,500 FOOT STRETCH. THE PLT ELECTED TO TKOF TOWARD THE TRUCK, HOWEVER, DURING THE TKOF RUN, HE REALIZED THAT HE COULD NOT CLEAR THE TRUCK AND PULLED UP SHARPLY. DRNG THE PULL UP THE ACFT STALLED AND IMPACTED THE GRND IN A NOSE LOW, WINGS LEVEL ATTITUDE. THE PLT STATED THAT DRNG THE TKOF THE ENG APPEARED TO BE OPERATING NORMALLY. (EVIDENCE INDICATED THAT THE PLT HAD INTENTIONALLY LANDED ON THE ROAD TO VISIT A BUSINESS ASSOCIATE, HOWEVER, HE INDICATED IN AN INITIAL INTERVIEW THAT HE HAD LANDED DUE TO A ROUGH RUNNING ENG THAT ALLEVIATED ITSELF ONCE HE WAS ON THE GRND. THE PLT DID NOT FILE AN ACC REPORT TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED INFORMATION.)

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VLOF)..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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