NTSB Identification: ATL86LA257.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32581.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 13, 1986 in COVINGTON, KY
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N10539
Injuries: 1 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.

THE PLT LANDED AT THE AIRSTRIP ON HIS FATHERS FARM AS THE THIRD STOP OF THE DAY. HE REPORTED THAT DURING THE ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF HE HIT A TREE AND STALLED THE ACFT. HIS STUDENT PILOT CERTIFICATE HAD BEEN SIGNED OFF FOR HIS FIRST X-COUNTRY FLT THE DAY PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. WHEN THE ACFT WAS EXAMINED AFTER THE ACCIDENT THE RIGHT YOKE WAS NOT INSTALLED. THERE WAS DAMAGE TO THE RUDDER PEDALS ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ACFT. THERE WERE REPORTS OF MORE THAN ONE PERSON IN THE ACFT AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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