NTSB Identification: NYC91LA161.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43657.
Accident occurred Monday, July 01, 1991 in NAYVILLE, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/08/1993
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150, registration: N8670D
Injuries: 2 Minor,1 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.

DURING TAKEOFF, THE AIRPLANE LIFTED OFF AT 60 TO 65 MPH. ONCE AIRBORNE, IT WOULD NOT CLIMB AND IT SETTLED INTO TREES OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE WAS REPORTED TO HAVE HAD A BEST ANGLE OF CLIMB SPEED OF 70 MPH AND A BEST RATE OF CLIMB SPEED OF 84 MPH. THE PILOT HAD A TOTAL TIME OF 111 HOURS WITH 47 HOURS IN THIS MAKE AND MODEL.

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

FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO ATTAIN ADEQUATE AIRSPEED TO CLIMB, WHICH RESULTED IN A STALL/MUSH. THE TREES WERE A RELATED FACTOR.

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