NTSB Identification: CHI86LA104.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31632.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 16, 1986 in GREGORY, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA 175, registration: N7191M
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 NEWLY PURCHASED ACFT WAS BEING FLOWN OFF OF THE SELLER'S TURF STRIP. AFTER TAKING OFF, THE ACFT STRUCK 50 FT TREES OFF OF THE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE SELLER, WHO WATCHED THE TAKEOFF, STATED THAT THE PILOT OVERROTATED THE ACFT AFTER LIFT-OFF.

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:

AIRSPEED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH GEOGRAPHIC AREA..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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