NTSB Identification: MKC85LA162.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28304.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 20, 1985 in INDIANOLA, NE
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N4848Q
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.

N4848Q WAS LOADED TO MAX GROSS WT AND WAS TAKING OFF ON A 2,350 FT, TURF RWY. THE PLT SAID THE WIND WAS LIGHT AND FAVORED RWY 29 BEFORE TAKEOFF. THE DENSITY ALT WAS ABOUT 2,500 FT. THE PLT SAID THE ACFT DID NOT SEEM TO BE DEVELOPING QUITE THE POWER IT SHOULD HAVE DURING THE TAKEOFF BUT THE INSTRUMENTS INDICATED NORMAL OPERATION. THE ACFT USED THE FULL LENGTH OF THE RWY TO TAKEOFF BUT WAS UNABLE TO CLEAR A FENCE OFF THE END. THE ACFT HIT THE TOP OF THE FENCE AND CRASHED IN THE FIELD BEYOND. THE PLT SAID THAT AS HE WAS WALKING BACK TO THE AIRPORT AFTER THE ACDT HE NOTED THAT THE AIRPORT WINSOCK SHOWED THE WIND WAS FROM THE NORTHEAST.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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