NTSB Identification: LAX86LA184.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30884.
Accident occurred Monday, April 21, 1986 in FULLERTON, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 310N, registration: N4162Q
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 ACFT OVERRAN THE RWY DURING AN ABORTED TAKEOFF. THE PLT HAD FLOWN THE ACFT THE DAY PRIOR ON HIS BFR AND CONDUCTED A 'THOROUGH PREFLIGHT' INSP. ON THE DAY OF THE ACCIDENT, HE PREFLIGHTED THE ACFT AGAIN AND FLEW IT WITHOUT INCIDENT. HE THEN REFUELED THE ACFT AND LEFT IT UNATTENDED FOR APRX 90MINS. WHEN THE PLT RETURNED HE 'DID A VISUAL WALK AROUND' BEFORE ENTERING THE ACFT. DURING THE TAKEOFF GROUND RUN, AT 95 MPH, HE HEARD 'EXCESSIVE WIND NOISE.' HE THEN STARTED TO ROTATE AND FELT A VIBRATION. THE TAKEOFF WAS ABORTED AND THE ACFT RAN OFF THE END OF THE RWY. THE PLT STATED THE BRAKES FADDED THE LAST 100 FT OF TRAVEL. THE ACFT WAS EXAMINED AND THE INSPECTION PANEL WAS FOUND HANGING FROM THE RIGHT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER. THE PANEL HAD 1 SCREW HOLDING IT IN PLACE AND 1 SCREW WAS IN THE NUT PLATE, BUT NOT THROUGH THE PANEL. THE OPERATORS MANUAL STATES TO MAKE AN EXTERIOR INSPECTION PRIOR TO STARTING THE ENGINES. THE ACCELERATE STOP DISTANCE WAS APRX 2,600 FT. RWY LENGTH AT THE ARPT IS 3,121 FT.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPLACENCY..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..DELAYED..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:

FLIGHT MANUALS..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..OVERTEMPERATURE


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT CONTROL,ELEVATOR..VIBRATION


Contributing Factors

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

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