NTSB Identification: ATL83LA320.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21627.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 10, 1983 in FOLKSTONE, NC
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N4245F
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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 REPORTED THAT DURING TAKEOFF, HIS SEAT SLID ALL THE WAY AFT. WHEN THIS OCCURRED, HE PULLED THE YOKE AFT & THE ACF ENTERED A POWER ON STALL & CRASHED. REPORTEDLY, THE PLT DID NOT SECURE THE SEAT BEFORE TAKING OFF.

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

FUSELAGE,SEAT..NOT ENGAGED

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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