NTSB Identification: LAX77FUJ78
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-13, registration: N86769

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2978   77/8/7  NR.MESA,AZ            BELLANCA 14-13      CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 41, 530
        TIME - 0835                    N86769              PX-  3  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 15 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FALCON FIELD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         MESA,AZ                      LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - PREMATURE LIFT-OFF
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WRONG PART
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     170
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           4                                                       VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- DENSITY ALT 3700FT.UNAPPROVED PROP.NO ENGINE MALFUNCTION FOUND ON TEAR DOWN.

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