NTSB Identification: MKC82DA132
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, July 24, 1982 in DAVENPORT, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/24/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N9270U
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS STOLE MONEY AND AIRCRAFT KEYS AND ATTEMPTED A TAKEOFF IN A CESSNA 150 FROM A TAXIWAY. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A RUNWAY LIGHT AND STALLED AFTER FLYING A FEW HUNDRED FEET. THE PARTIES INVOLVED HAVE NOT BEEN IDENTIFIED. INJURY INDEX IS PRESUMED.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..OTHER PERSON

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..OTHER PERSON

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..OTHER PERSON


Contributing Factors

STOLEN AIRCRAFT/UNAUTHORIZED USE..INTENTIONAL..OTHER PERSON


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT


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