NTSB Identification: FTW83LA231.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22614.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 15, 1983 in WHEELER, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N5525E
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 BEFORE REACHING ROTATION SPEED, WITH ABOUT 250 FT OF RWY REMAINING, THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR DROPPED OFF INTO A CHUG HOLE IN THE RWY. THE ACFT BECAME PREMATURELY AIRBORNE, HEADING OFF THE RWY TO THE LEFT. IT CAME DOWN IN ROUGH TERRAIN COLLAPSING THE NOSE GEAR & CAME TO REST INVERTED.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)

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