NTSB Identification: CHI85LA222.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27991.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 06, 1985 in PLYMOUTH, MI
Aircraft: CHADWICK STITTS SA-3A, registration: N1462
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 PILOT STATED THAT THE TAKEOFF WAS MADE AT TOO LOW AN AIRSPEED. THE ACFT CONTINUED DOWN THE RWY AT ABOUT 20 FT AGL IN A NOSE HIGH ATTITUDE. AT THE END OF THE RWY THE ACFT PITCHED UP & NOSED OVER.

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

LIFT-OFF..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

ABORT..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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