NTSB Identification: MKC83LA204.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23072.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 28, 1983 in BUCKLIN, KS
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AA-B, registration: N9620L
Injuries: 3 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 TOOK OFF WITH A NEAR FULL LOAD OF FUEL. AN ADULT PASSENGER WAS IN THE RIGHT SEAT & A CHILD WAS SEATED IN THE BAGGAGE COMPARTMENT, WHICH WAS NOT AN APPROVED SEAT. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE AT THE ARPT WAS APRX 4100 FT. THE PLT INDICATED THAT HE ROTATED FOR LIFT OFF AT THE PROPER SPEED. HOWEVER, AFTER LIFT-OFF, THE ACFT WAS CLIMBING SLOWLY WHEN THE RIGHT WING DIPPED, FOLLOWED BY THE LEFT WING. THE ACFT THEN MUSHED & STRUCK THE RWY NOSEWHEEL 1ST. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT CAME TO REST, OFF TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY IN A FIELD. THE ACFT WAS ESTIMATED TO BE ABOVE ITS MAX GROSS WT LIMIT.

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:

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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