NTSB Identification: FTW84LA397.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27003.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 15, 1984 in FLATONIA, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N4653C
Injuries: 1 Serious.
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 HE APPLIED FULL POWER TO THE ENG AS HE STARTED HIS TAKEOFF RUN ON RWY 15. HE APPLIED FORWARD PRESSURE ON THE CONTROL YOKE TO RAISE THE TAIL AND THE ACFT STARTED TO DRIFT LEFT. THE RT WING HIT A TREE AND THE ACFT CONTINUED INTO A LAKE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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