NTSB Identification: FTW86FPA13.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30889.
Accident occurred Thursday, January 02, 1986 in TERRELL, TX
Aircraft: BEECH E18S, registration: N27Y
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT REPORTED THE ACFT YAWED LEFT ON TAKEOFF AND DESPITE ATTEMPTED REMEDIAL ACTION THE ACFT WOULD NOT CLEAR ODSTACLESALONG THE FLT PATH. PWR WAS REDUCED AND A STRAIGHT IN LANDING WAS MADE IN A FLD APRX 1/4 MILE NORTH OF THE RWY. A WITNESS REPORTED THE ACFT WAS STILL IN GROUND EFFECT AT A POINT APRX 3000 FT DOWN THE RWY. WITNESS CONTINUED TO STATE THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN NEAR THE END OF THE RWY, FULL PWR WAS ADDED AND THE ACFT WAS PULLED UP IN AN ATTEMPT TO CLIMB. THE ACFT THEN MUSHED TO GROUND IMPACT IN A FIELD. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE ACFT WAS 269 LBS OVER MAX GROSS WEIGHT AT TAKEOFF AND THE AFT CG WAS 1.7 INCHES BEHIND THE AFT DATUM LIMIT. A LINE BOY WHO REFUELED THE ACFT JUST PRIOR TO THE ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF STATED THE ACFT WAS COVERED WITH FROST.

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

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

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

ICE/FROST REMOVAL FROM AIRCRAFT..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

AIRSPEED(VLOF)..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ROTATION..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH

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