NTSB Identification: CHI86FER10.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31135.
Accident occurred Friday, June 06, 1986 in WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN
Aircraft: AERONCA 65-TAC, registration: N36937
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT STALLED & CRASHED FOLLOWING THE INITIAL TAKEOFF. WITNESSES STATED THAT THE PLT ABORTED THE 1ST TAKEOFF ATTEMPT. DURING THE 2ND TAKEOFF WITNESSES SAID THAT THE ACFT NOSE WAS NEVER LOWERED FROM A NOSE HIGH POSITION. AFTER THE ACC THE ELEVATOR TRIM WAS FOUND IN THE FULL NOSE DOWN POSITION. THE ACFT EST WT WAS AT THE MAX AND THE CG WAS AT THE AFT LIMIT. NO OTHER ABNORMALITIES WERE FOUND DURING THE INVESTIGATION.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TRIM SETTING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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