NTSB Identification: LAX86LA109.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30167.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 09, 1986 in BIG BEAR CITY, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N1507V
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.

A CESSNA 172 COLLIDED WITH A BERM AFTER AN ABORTED TAKEOFF. THE PILOT INDICATED AFTER LIFTOFF FROM THE RUNWAY, THE AIRCRAFT CLIMBED TO 100 FEET AGL AND BEGAN TO SINK. THE PILOT THEN ELECTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED ON THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY AND VEERED LEFT OFF THE RUNWAY AND STRUCK A BERM. A WITNESS TO THE ACCIDENT REPORTED THERE WAS SNOW AND ICE ON THE WINGS.

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

ICE/FROST REMOVAL FROM AIRCRAFT..NOT PERFORMED..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

CLIMB..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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