NTSB Identification: DEN86LA243.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31229.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 31, 1986 in DEXTER, NM
Aircraft: CESSNA 150F, registration: N8856S
Injuries: 2 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.

PLT AND PAX WERE TAKING OFF FROM 1900 FT X 50 FT TURF RWY 30. PLT SAID SHE LIFTED OFF AT 45 MPH AND INITIATED CLIMB OF 55 MPH. AT 250 FT AGL ACFT SUDDENLY LOST 100 FT. ACFT THEN WENT INTO STEEP RIGHT BANK. ACFT CLEARED POWER LINES. RIGHT WING CONTACTED GROUND AND ACFT CARTWHEELED. ARPT DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS COMPUTED TO BE 5241 FT MSL. OWNER'S HANDBOOK STATES ACFT SHOULD BE ROTATED AT 50 MPH, INITIAL CLIMB AT 72 MPH UNTIL OBSTACLES ARE CLEARED, THEN CLIMB AT 75-80 MPH. ACFT GROSS WEIGHT FLAPS-UP POWER-OFF STALL SPEED AT ZERO ANGLE OF BANK IS 55 MPH.

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

AIRSPEED(VLOF)..BELOW..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


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