NTSB Identification: NYC84FHM05.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27392.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 07, 1984 in CLARKSTOWN, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N1516M
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

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.

STUDENT PLT STATED HE INFORMED THE CFI DURING TAKEOFF THAT THE ACFT WOULD NOT CONTINUE TO CLIMB. THE CFI THEN TOOK CONTROL OF THE ACFT. WITNESSES STATED THE ENG SEEMED TO STOP AND THE ACFT ENTERED A GLIDE, BANKING TO THE LEFT FROM APRX 150 FT AGL. THE LEFT WING CONTACTED THE GROUND AND THE ACFT STOPPED PARTIALLY SUBMERGED IN A CREEK. INSPECTION AND TESTING OF THE ACFT AND ENG FAILED TO DISCLOSE ANY MECHANICAL FAILURE/MALFUNCTION.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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