NTSB Identification: MKC82IA047
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Incident occurred Tuesday, April 20, 1982 in COTTONWOOD FALL, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/20/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N89585
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

AFTER EXECUTING TWO LANDINGS ON RUNWAY 36, THE PILOT NOTICED A WIND SHIFT FROM 360 DEGREES TO 260 DEGREES AND HE TAXIED BACK UP THE RUNWAY AND STARTED A TAKEOFF ON RUNWAY 18. THE PILOT STATED THAT ABOUT 1300 FROM THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY, HE ENCOUNTERED AN INCLINE AND DEEP MUD. HE FURTHER STATED THAT HE LIFTED OFF AT 45-50 KNOTS AND COLLIDED WITH A BARBED WIRE FENCE AT THE END OF THE 2600' RUNWAY. THE PILOT DID NOT STATE WHETHER HE NOTICED THE INCLINE AND THE MUD WHEN HE TAXIED UP THE RUNWAY. WINDS WERE REPORTED AS 320 DEGREES AT 17 GUSTING TO 25 KNOTS AT EMPORIA, KS, 17 MILES TO THE EAST.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..UPHILL


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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