NTSB Identification: CHI90LA234.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42084.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 15, 1990 in JOLIET, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1992
Aircraft: BEECH P-35 BONANZA, registration: N8699M
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.

DOOR OPENED DURING TAKEOFF ROLL. PILOT PULLED THROTTLE AND APPLIED BRAKES TO ABORT. PILOT REAPPLIED THROTTLE TO CONTINUE TAKEOFF AND THEN ASSESSED SPEED AS TO SLOW. SECOND ABORT ATTEMPT OVERRAN RUNWAY, CROSSED ROAD AND STRUCK MAILBOXES.

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

THE DELAY IN INITIATING THE ABORTED TAKEOFF.

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