NTSB Identification: NYC90LA095.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 40791.
Accident occurred Friday, April 27, 1990 in DANBURY, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/21/1992
Aircraft: BEECH BARON 58, registration: N168CC
Injuries: 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 ROLL THE AIRCRAFT CATAPULATED SLIGHTLY AS IT CROSED OVER AN INTERSECTING R/W AND THE DOOR POPPED OPEN. THE PILOT ABORTED THE TAKEOFF AND SET THE PLANE BACK ONTO THE RUNWAY, BUT IT CONTINUED TO ROLL OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY INTO A FENCE AND HIT A PASSING AUTO WHICH IN TURN HIT A VAN. THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST JUST SHORT OF A CONCRETE FENCE.

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

PILOT FACTOR IN THAT THE PILOT ELECTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF WITH INSUFFICIENT R/W REMAINING TO STOP THE AIRCRAFT ON THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDED WITH A FENCE, CAR & VAN.

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