NTSB Identification: NYC83LNC02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28770.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 15, 1983 in JOHNSON POND, ME
Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC, registration: N1241E
Injuries: 1 Serious,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 LIFTED OFF FROM THE SURFACE OF JOHNSON POND AND WAS CLIMBING OVER TREES WHEN THE PLT MADE A SHARP TURN AND THE ACFT STRUCK A TREE. THE ACFT THEN IMPACTED THE GROUND AND WAS DESTROYED BY IMPACT AND FIRE.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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