NTSB Identification: CHI85LA268.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29323.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 04, 1985 in DIXON, IL
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN AT-6G, registration: N29931
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

REPORTEDLY, THE PLT MADE A TOUCH-&-GO LANDING WHILE FOLLOWING AN SNJ ACFT. HE STATED THAT DURING THE TAKEOFF, THE ACFT HAD ACCELERATED TO 85 MPH WHEN HE LOWERED THE TAIL SLIGHTLY & THE ACFT LIFTED OFF NORMALLY. HE REPORTED THAT THE ACFT WAS APRX 4 TO 5 FT OFF THE RWY WHEN IT STARTED TO ROLL TO THE RIGHT. HE CORRECTED WITH AILERON & RUDDER, BUT THE ACFT CONTINUED TO THE RIGHT. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND & WAS DAMAGED. THE PLT ESTIMATED THE WIND WAS FROM 190 TO 200 DEG AT 12 KTS. APRX 35 MI NNE AT ROCKVILLE, IL, THE 1452 CDT WIND WAS FROM 210 DEG AT 18 KTS.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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