NTSB Identification: SEA82FA064
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 04, 1982 in OREGON CITY, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/04/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N6752S
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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 AIRCRAFT CRASHED DURING TAKEOFF FROM A PRIVATE AIRPORT THAT WAS NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. OPERATIONS ON THE AIRPORT WERE AT THE OWNER'S DISCRETION (PRIOR PERMISSION REQUIRED). AN ELECTRIC FENCE CROSSED THE AIRPORT ABOUT 1500 FT FROM THE SOUTH END. THE OWNER WOULD REMOVE THE FENCE FOR PREVIOUSLY ARRANGED TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS. THE OWNER STATED THAT HE WAS NOT AWARE N6752S WAS ON THE AIRPORT UNTIL HE HEARD THE AIRCRAFT TAKING OFF. BEFORE DEPARTING, THE PILOT TAXIED FROM THE SOUTH END TO THE ELECTRIC FENCE AND BEGAN HIS TAKEOFF FROM THERE. THE WIND WAS REPORTED "OUT OF THE NORTH AND VARIABLE", BUT THE SOUTH END OF THE RUNWAY SLOPED DOWNHILL TO THE SOUTH. A WITNESS STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT TURNED EAST, JUST AS IT TOOK OFF. THE PLANE CRASHED NEAR THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY.

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

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

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

ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..INADEQUATE


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH GEOGRAPHIC AREA..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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