NTSB Identification: CHI71DBA08
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N9979D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1357  70/7/23    MUNCIE,IND          PIPER PA-22         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 29, 220
        TIME - 0100                    N9979D              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 100 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - REESE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MUNCIE,IND                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: RUNWAY OR APPROACH LIGHTS                 TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           SYSTEMS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: OTHER
        REMARKS- ATTEMPTED T/O WITHOUT RWY LTS,COCKPIT LTG INOP,USING FLASHLIGHT. NOSE GR STRUCK RWY LT.

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