NTSB Identification: LAX86LA259.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31895.
Accident occurred Friday, June 20, 1986 in SAN RAFAEL, CA
Aircraft: BEECH A-36TC, registration: N3823A
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor,1 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 STALLED AND COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND INITIAL DURING A TAKEOFF INITIAL CLIMB. HE INDICATED THAT HE MISJUDGED THE STALL BUFFET AS TURBULENT AIRFLOW FROM A CROSSWIND. THE RIGHT WING DROPPED AND THE ACFT STALLED. THE PLT ALSO INDICATED THE STALL WARNING DID NOT SOUND. A LOCAL SHEEPHERDER WHO WITNESSED THE ACCIDENT STATED THAT THE ACFT ATTEMPTED TO TAKEOFF DOWNWIND.

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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