NTSB Identification: ATL86LA108.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30869.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 08, 1986 in CHARLOTTE, NC
Aircraft: CESSNA 172L, registration: N2851Q
Injuries: 1 Serious,3 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.

DURING THE ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF THE ACFT SKIPPED, CLIMBED A FEW FEET, SETTLED TO THE GROUND THEN CLIMBED AGAIN BEFORE THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF. THE ACFT OVERRAN THE END OF THE RWY, CROSSED A ROAD AND HIT A DITCH AND NOSED OVER. AN ESTIMATED WEIGHT AND BALANCE SHOWED THAT THE ACFT WAS ABOUT 280 LBS OVER GROSS WEIGHT AND OUTSIDE OF THE AFT LIMIT OF THE CENTER OF GRAVITY CHART.

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,TAKEOFF CAPABILITY..UNDETERMINED

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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