NTSB Identification: LAX82DUQ18
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, September 18, 1982 in BURBANK, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/18/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N634NH
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

PILOT DOING TOUCH AND GO CUT OFF CARB. HEAT WAITED FOR FULL FLAP RETRACTION THEN ADDED POWER FOR TAKEOFF. WHEN PLANE DID NOT CLIMB OUT OF GROUND EFFECT HE CLOSED THROTTLE, LANDED, AND GROUND LOOPED INTO WALL TO AVOID BLAST FENCE HEAD ON.

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TOUCH-AND-GO..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRPORT FACILITY


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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