NTSB Identification: CHI84LA023.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22673.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 16, 1983 in NORTHFIELD, OH
Aircraft: BEECH B35, registration: N8719A
Injuries: 4 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.

DURING TAKEOFF, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES. ACCORDING TO THE ARPT MANAGER, THE ACFT WAS ROTATED PREMATURELY DURING THE TAKEOFF & THE PLT FLEW THE ACFT ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE POWER CURVE UNTIL TREE IMPACT. REPORTEDLY, THERE WAS NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE WIND WAS FROM THE WEST. AT CLEVELAND, THE 1351 EDT WIND WAS FROM 210 DEG AT 9 KTS.

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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