NTSB Identification: SEA84LA150.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24678.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 30, 1984 in BEND, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N8467U
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 PLT WAS TAKING OFF FROM A CINDER ROAD. HE STATED THAT THE ACFT USED ABOUT 2,300 FT OF GROUND RUN & HE ROTATED AT ABOUT 66 MPH. AT ABOUT 15 FT AGL THE NOSE DROPPED & THE ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND. BOTH WING TIPS WERE DAMAGED. DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS 6400 FT.

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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