NTSB Identification: MKC86LA090.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30570.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 16, 1986 in GARDEN GROVE, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172D, registration: N2502Y
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.
THE PLT STATED THAT HE WAS ATTEMPTING A NO-FLAP TAKEOFF FROM HIS PVT STRIP WHEN THE WHEELS HIT A WET SPOT. HE SAID THAT THE ACFT SLOWED DOWN BUT HE EXTENDED FLAPS AND CONTINUED THE TAKEOFF. WHEN HE SAW THAT HE WAS RUNNING OUT OF RWY, HE ABORTED THE TAKEOFF BUT THE ACFT CONTINUED OFF THE RWY INTO A POND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND
PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
OVERCONFIDENCE IN AIRCRAFT'S ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND
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