NTSB Identification: CHI93LA304.
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Accident occurred Monday, August 02, 1993 in COFFEYVILLE, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/15/1994
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31P, registration: N25TC
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT REPORTED THAT SHORTLY AFTER LIFT-OFF, ABOUT 20 FT AGL AND AT 100 MPH, THE RIGHT ENGINE SURGED AND APPEARED TO OVERSPEED. THE AIRPLANE BANKED TO THE RIGHT, AND THE RIGHT WING STRUCK THE GROUND. THE AIRPLANE DID A 180-DEG TURN AND SKIDDED BACKWARDS. POST-ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION.

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

UNDETERMINED.

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