NTSB Identification: FTW85LA191.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29594.
Accident occurred Friday, April 19, 1985 in CASTROVILLE, TX
Aircraft: WISCONSIN STATE PRISON SONERAI II, registration: N541DM
Injuries: 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, AFTER LIFT-OFF FROM THE 5,000 FT LONG RWY, THE ACFT WAS IN GROUND EFFECT PRIOR TO AN UNCONTROLLED RIGHT ROLL. THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND RIGHT WING FIRST. THE PLT REPORTED 2 HRS EXPERIENCE IN THE ACFT AND NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS.

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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