NTSB Identification: SEA92LA166.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46727.
Accident occurred Monday, July 27, 1992 in SISTERS, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/26/1993
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160, registration: N5639W
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT ENCOUNTERED A WIND SHIFT DURING TAKEOFF GROUND ROLL AND ABORTED THE TAKEOFF. HE LOCKED THE BRAKES, AND THE AIRCRAFT SKIDDED OFF THE RUNWAY AND IMPACTED PARKED AIRCRAFT ON THE RAMP. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS COMPUTED TO BE 5928 FT. AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

THE IMPROPER USE OF FLIGHT CONTROLS BY THE PIC DURING AN ABORTED TAKEOFF. FACTORS RELATING TO THE ACCIDENT WERE THE UNFAVORABLE WIND (WINDSHIFT) ENCOUNTERED DURING TAKEOFF GROUND ROLL, THE TAILWIND AND HIGH DA WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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