NTSB Identification: ATL82FLJ09
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, September 25, 1982 in HOLLY SPRINGS, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/25/1983
Aircraft: WAINSCOTT SCAMP B, registration: N177RW
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 PILOT CALLED AHEAD BEFORE LANDING AT THE AIRPORT AND WAS TOLD THAT THE GRASS RUNWAY WAS USABLE. AFTER LANDING, HE INITIATED A TAKEOFF FROM THE SOFT, GRASS RUNWAY. ACCORDING, TO THE PILOT, THE GRASS WAS UNCUT AND WAS TOO HIGH FOR A DEPARTURE OF HIS TYPE OF AIRCRAFT. HE STATED THAT A LIFT-OFF WAS PROLONGED TO THE POINT THAT AN ABORT WAS IMPOSSIBLE AND THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A TREE AND CRASHED.

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:

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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