NTSB Identification: ATL83LA342.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21706.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 27, 1983 in MURRAY, KY
Aircraft: Air & Space 18-A, registration: N6155S
Injuries: 1 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.

APRX 400 FT AGL, WHILE EXECUTING A JUMP TAKEOFF AND A RIGHT TURN, THE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO SETTLE. IT THEN STRUCK TREES AND THEN THE GROUND. THE TEMPERATURE WAS 100 DEGREES F. THE PILOT STATED THAT MORE ATTENTION SHOULD HAVE BEEN PAID TO AMBIENT CONDITIONS.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ADEQUATE ROTOR RPM..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TEMPERATURE EXTREMES

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