NTSB Identification: ATL83FA179.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21626.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 07, 1983 in FORT VALLEY, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA C-150H, registration: N7146S
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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.

AFTER A TOUCH-AND-GO LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED TO TURN AFTER TAKEOFF, ENTER A STEEP CLIMP, THEN GO INTO A STEEP NOSE DOWN DESCENT & CRASH. WITNESSES REPORTED HEARING THE ENG OPERATING UNTIL JUST PRIOR TO IMPACT. AN EXAM OF THE ACFT & ENG REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT, MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION. APRX 20 MI WEST SOUTHWEST AT MACON, GA, THE WIND WAS FROM 130 DEG AT 13, GUSTING 20 KTS.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/SPIN..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

TOUCH-AND-GO..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

MANEUVER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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