NTSB Identification: MIA84FA056.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24902.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 07, 1984 in ZOLFO SPRINGS, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA T207A, registration: N73180
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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 COLLIDED WITH TREES AND THE GROUND DURING TAKEOFF IN IMC WEATHER. THE VISIBILITY WAS ZERO DUE TO GROUND FOG. THERE WERE NO KNOWN WITNESSES TO THE ACCIDENT BUT THERE WAS EVIDENCE OF A COLLISION WITH A 60 FT HIGH TREE AT THE END OF THE 3000 FT RWY. IT WAS NOT DETERMINED WHETHER THE PLT USED ALL OF THE RWY. AFTER THE COLLISION WITH THE TREE THE ACFT HIT THE GROUND IN A LEFT BANK AND CARTWHEELED.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..OBSCURATION


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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