NTSB Identification: ATL86LA115.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30081.
Accident occurred Friday, April 18, 1986 in LAKE CITY, TN
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N63636
Injuries: 1 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.

WHILE FILMING FOR KING KONG PRODUCTIONS, A CESSNA 150, FLOWN BY THE PRODUCTION PILOT COLLIDED WITH BOWEL MOUNTAIN NEAR LAKE CITY, TN THE PILOT WAS FLYING LOW OVER THE TERRAIN WHEN THE AIRCRAFT FAILED TO CLIMB AS FAST AS THE PILOT ANTICIPATED. THE AIRCRAFT SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THERE WERE NO REPORTED AIRCRAFT MALFUNCTIONS.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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