NTSB Identification: LAX85FA283.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28566.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 16, 1985 in CAMERON PARK, CA
Aircraft: BEECH 35, registration: N3790N
Injuries: 4 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

IT COULD NOT BE DETERMINED WHICH OF THE TWO PRIVATE PLTS ON BOARD THE ACFT WAS SERVING AS PIC & AT THE CONTROLS OF THE ACFT. THE DENSITY ALT WAS COMPUTED TO BE 4100 FT. THERE WAS VERY LITTLE WIND & THE MAX ALLOWABLE GROSS WEIGHT WAS EXCEEDED BY APRX 123 POUNDS. THE RWY WAS 4060 FT LONG, BUT THE ACFT BECAME AIRBORNE AFTER ONLY 1150 FT OF ROLL. IT REACHED A MAX ALT OF 10 TO 15 FT WHEN THE WINGS BEGAN TO ROCK UP & DOWN. THE RIGHT WIND TIP CONTACTED THE DIRT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY & THE ACFT SPUN AROUND IN A CLOCKWISE MANNER, COMING TO REST 1550 FT FROM WHERE THE TAKEOFF WAS INITIATED. A POST CRASH FIRE COMMENCED IMMEDIATELY, BUT THE OCCUPANTS EXITED THE ACFT ON THEIR OWN. NO PRE-IMPACT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE ACFT WAS FOUND OR REPORTED.

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

AIRSPEED(VLOF)..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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