NTSB Identification: FTW82DA048
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, January 28, 1982 in S. OF MORGAN CI, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/28/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA A185F, registration: N6265E
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE PILOT WAS MAKING A WESTBOUND TAKEOFF FROM A CANAL WITH A 15 KNOT SOUTH CROSSWIND WHEN HIS BOOT AND PANT LEG BECAME ENTANGLED IN THE AIRCRAFT'S WATER RUDDER LEVER. THIS CAUSED THE PILOT TO LOSE CONTROL AND THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTED TO THE RIGHT INTO A MOORED UTILITY BARGE.

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

FLT CONTROL SYST,RUDDER CONTROL..JAMMED

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

CONTROL INTERFERENCE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

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