NTSB Identification: CHI77FEX17
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N6TA

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2230  77/3/19    HELMSBURG,IN        CESSNA 150          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 25, 115
        TIME - 1700                    N6TA                PX-  0  0  1  PRACTICE                  TOTAL HOURS, 7 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HELMSBURG
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HELMSBURG,IN                BLOOMINGTON,IN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: FENCE,FENCEPOSTS                          TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED WRONG RUNWAY RELATIVE TO EXISTING WIND
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF BRAKES AND/OR FLIGHT CONTROLS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO ABORT TAKEOFF
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        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                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          HAZE                                                     LEFT QUARTERING TAIL WIND 203-247 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
          150                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PLT STATED HE HELD AFT ON CONTROL WHEEL TO LIFT ACFT NOSEWHEEL OFF GROUND ASAP.

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