NTSB Identification: CHI84LA267.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24695.
Accident occurred Monday, June 25, 1984 in PARK FALLS, WI
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N757DR
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.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT DURING HIS PREFLT RUN-UP, EVERYTHING SEEMED NORMAL. USING SHORT FIELD TAKEOFF PROCEDURES, HE ROTATED AT 40 KTS & REACHED AN ALT OF ABOUT 10 FT AGL. HOWEVER, HE STATED THAT THE ACFT DID NOT WANT TO ACCELERATE TO THE BEST ANGLE OF CLIMB SPEED OF 54 KTS, SO HE ABORTED THE TAKEOFF. THE ACFT CONTINUED OFF THE END OF THE RWY, WENT DOWN AN EMBANKMENT & WAS DAMAGED. AN EXAM REVEALED THAT A SPARK COULD NOT BE OBTAINED FROM THE TOP SPARK PLUG IN THE #2 CYLINDER. ALSO, EXCESSIVE BUILD UP OF LEAD DEPOSITS WAS NOTED ON THE BOTTOM PLUGS. HOWEVER, THE PLT NOTED NO DECREASE IN POWER DURING THE TAKEOFF. THE DENSITY ALT WAS ESTIMATED TO BE 2958 FT. THE PLT REPORTED THE WIND WAS FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 10 KTS. AT WAUSAU, WI, THE 1950 CDT WIND WAS FROM 220 DEG AT 5 KTS.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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