NTSB Identification: MIA84LA138.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24311.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 14, 1984 in CLEWISTON, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N4858M
Injuries: 2 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.

THE INSTRUCTOR PLT (CFI) STATED THAT DUE TO BAD WX TO THE NORTH, THEY ELECTED TO TAKEOFF TOWARD THE SOUTH ON RWY 14. HE STATED THE WIND WAS FROM 230 DEG. THE STUDENT STARTED THE TAKEOFF WITH A SLIGHT X-WIND. SHORTLY AFTER LIFT-OFF, THE CFI TOOK THE CONTROLS & ELECTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF DUE TO AN INCREASE IN GROUND SPEED & A DETERIORATION OF CLIMB PERFORMANCE. THERE WERE OBSTACLES TO CLEAR NEAR THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY. THE ACFT OVERRAN THE RWY & CAME TO REST UPSIDE DOWN IN A CANAL.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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