Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2002 Issue

August 04, Marietta, Okla. / Cessna 172

At approximately 1430 central time, a Cessna 172 crashed on initial climb near Marietta, leaving three occupants with serious injuries. The airplane apparently took off with a left quartering eight-knot tailwind and struck a tree at approximately 30 feet agl about 100 feet northwest of the runway....

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