NTSB Identification: MIA83FA066.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21701.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 30, 1983 in ARCHER, FL
Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-31A, registration: N1LG
Injuries: 4 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT SAID THE TAKEOFF WAS BEGUN WITH 1/2 FLAPS. IMMEDIATELY AFTER BREAKING GROUND, THE AIRCRAFT NOSED UP AND ROLLED TO THE RIGHT. FORWARD PRESSURE WAS APPLIED TO THE YOKE AND FULL LEFT AILERON WAS APPLIED. FULL RIGHT RUDDER WAS ALSO APPLIED BUT THE AIRCRAFT YAWED LEFT AND FLEW INTO THE TREES ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE LEFT WING HIT A TREE AND THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE GROUND. AFTER SKIDDING SOME DISTANCE THE AIRPLANE TURNED INVERTED AND STOPPED. INSPECTION OF THE RUNWAY SHOWED A GOUGE MADE BY THE TAIL SKID THAT WAS VISIBLE FROM ABOUT 100 FEET FROM THE SOUTHERN END OF THE STRIP TO THE LIFTOFF POINT NEAR MIDFIELD ON THE 3015 FOOT STRIP.

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LIFT-OFF..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VLOF)..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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