NTSB Identification: ATL85FLT14.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28614.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 28, 1985 in LEBANON, TN
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N7086S
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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.

THE ACFT CRASHED DURING A FORCED LNDG AFTER A POWER LOSS DURING TAKEOFF. ACCORDING TO REPORTS THE PLT TOOK OFF ON A CHECK RIDE WITH AN INSTRUCTOR. AT 150 FT AGL PWR DROPPED TO 2000 RPM. THE CFI TOOK OVER AND SHORTLY THEREAFTER THE PWR DROPPED TO 1800 RPM. IN ATTEMPTING TO TURN TO AN OPEN AREA TO LAND, SINCE THE ACFT WAS NOW IN A DESCENT, A TREE TOP WAS COLLIDED WITH AND THE ACFT WENT DOWN AND COLLIDED WITH MORE TREES. THE ACFT BURNED SHORTLY AFTER IMPACT. THE OCCUPANTS ESCAPED WITH MINOR INJURIES.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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