NTSB Identification: SEA83LA026
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, December 01, 1982 in HOOD RIVER, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/01/1983
Aircraft: STINSON 108-2, registration: N9415K
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

THE AIRCRAFT WAS HEAVILY LOADED AND TOOK LONGER THAN NORMAL FOR TAKEOFF. THE ACCELERATION WAS MARGINAL. AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY, WHEN THE PILOT PULLED UP OVER THE WIRES, THE AIRSPEED DECAYED. THE PILOT MANEUVERED TO AVOID HOUSES AND LARGE TREES AND FLEW INTO SMALL TREES WHEN THE AIRCRAFT WOULD NOT CLIMB. THE MOST RECENT ANNUAL INSPECTION WAS DATED 6/11/78. THE AIRCRAFT PREVIOUSLY ENCOUNTERED MECHANICAL DIFFICULTIES ON ITS FERRY FLIGHT FROM PALMER, AK, BUT NO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WERE REPORTED ON THIS FLIGHT. THE PREVIOUS DIFFICULTIES INCLUDED MAGNETO AND BRAKE FAILURES.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)





Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

Index for Dec1982 | Index of months