NTSB Identification: MKC83LA194.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21268.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 21, 1983 in MT. VERNON, MO
Aircraft: LEONARD SPIEZO SPORT, registration: N24840
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.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE RWY DURING TAKEOFF. THE WIND WAS GUSTY AND THE TEMPERATURE WAS HIGH AT 100 DEGREES F. THE ARPT ELEVATION IS 1240 FT MSL. THE PILOT STATED THAT AFTER TAKEOFF HE WAS CLIMBING AT ABOUT 200 FT AGL WHEN A GUST OF WIND DROPPED THE RIGHT WING. THE PILOT MADE A CORRECTION TO THE LEFT IN A DESCENDING LEFT TURN. THE ENGINE WAS RUNNING AT FULL POWER WHEN THE ACFT CONTACTED THE RWY.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RUNWAY


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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