NTSB Identification: LAX84LA495.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25312.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 25, 1984 in TULARE, CA
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER G164, registration: N10230
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 AIRCRAFT HAD A FULL LOAD OF FUEL AND CHEMICALS ON BOARD FOR THIS TAKEOFF. THE PILOT STATED THAT THE BRAKES LOCKED ON THE TAKEOFF GROUND RUN AND REDUCED THE AIRCRAFTS ACCELERATION. A RAILROAD CROSS TIE BARRIER AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY MADE AN ON GROUND OVER RUN UNDESIRABLE/NOT POSSIBLE. HE LIFTED OFF PREMATURELY, THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND CRASHED ABOUT ONE HALF MILE FROM THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT BURNED AFTER GROUND IMPACT.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..BINDING(MECHANICAL)

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LIFT-OFF..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LOAD JETTISON..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE..IMPROPER..COMPANY/OPERATOR MANAGEMENT

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