NTSB Identification: SEA84LA128.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24474.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 07, 1984 in PENDLETON, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA 172K, registration: N84153
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 SAID HE INITIATED HIS TAKEOFF ON RWY 25 WITH THE WIND FROM 220 DEG AT 35 GUSTING 42 KTS. JUST AFTER LIFTING OFF, AT ABOUT 10 FT AGL, THE STALL WARNING HORN SOUNDED & THE PLT NOTICED THAT THE AIRSPEED HAD DROPPED TO ABOUT 45 MPH. THE ACFT THEN DRIFTED TO THE RIGHT & TOUCHED DOWN IN A PLOWED FIELD WHERE THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED & THE RIGHT WING WAS DAMAGED. THE PLT STATED THERE WERE THUNDERSTORMS TO THE SOUTHEAST. HE SUSPECTED THAT HE HAD ENCOUNTERD WINDSHEAR AFTER LIFT-OFF.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..THUNDERSTORM


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR

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