NTSB Identification: CHI84LA403.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26434.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 22, 1984 in INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N22667
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 STATED THAT DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL, THE WINDOW POPPED OPEN. AT ABOUT THAT TIME, THE ACFT BEGAN TRAVELING TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY, BUT THE PLT ELECTED TO CONTINUE THE TAKEOFF. WHILE IN A NOSE HIGH ATTITUDE TO TAKEOFF, THE AFT FUSELAGE CONTACTED A RWY LIGHT. THE PLT STATED THAT HE WAS UNAWARE OF THE OCCURRENCE & CONTINUED THE FLT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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