NTSB Identification: MIA83LA137.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20827.
Accident occurred Friday, May 06, 1983 in WAUCHULA, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N3307J
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 ACFT STALLED IN A TURN AND CRASHED AS THE PILOT WAS TRYING TO RETURN TO THE AIRPORT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. THE PILOTSTATED THAT THE ACFT LOST POWER AFTER TAKEOFF AND HE ELECTED TO RETURN AND LAND. HE MADE A STEEP LEFT TURN AND THE ACFT STALLED AT TOO LOW AN ALT. TO RECOVER. ACCORDING TO WITNESSES WHO OBSERVED THE TAKEOFF AND CLIMB THE WING FLAPS WERE FULLY EXTENDED DURING THE ENTIRE FLT AND REMAINED DOWN AFTER THE ACFT CRASHED.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RAISING OF FLAPS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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