NTSB Identification: LAX84LA471.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26148.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 27, 1984 in STOCKTON, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N738PS
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT AT 50 KTS ROTATION WAS ATTEMPTED BUT UNSUCCESSFUL. AT 70 KTS THE TAKEOFF ABORT WAS INITIATED BY REDUCING POWER. AT THAT TIME THE ACFT 'JUMPED' INTO THE AIR AT ABOUT A 45 DEGREE NOSE UP ATTITUDE. THE PILOT THE PUSHED THE YOKE FORWARD AND THE ACFT IMPACTED ON THE RWY NOSE GEAR FIRST. INVESTIGATORS FOUND NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS IN THE FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM.

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:

LIFT-OFF..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ROTATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


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