NTSB Identification: FTW83LA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21824.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 12, 1983 in GAINESVILLE, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N1687Q
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 HE WAS MAKING A SHORT FIELD TAKEOFF WITH 10 DEG OF FLAPS & LIFTED OFF AT '55 IAS.' A WITNESS REPORTED THAT THE ACFT TOOK OFF ABOUT 800 FT DOWN THE RUNWAY, CLIMBED STEEPLY TO APRX 30 FT AGL, THEN FELL OFF ON THE LEFT WING & CRASHED. REPORTEDLY, THE ENGINE WAS OPERATING AT FULL POWER. THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO REMEMBER WHAT SPECIFICALLY HAPPENED AFTER LIFT-OFF.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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