NTSB Identification: CHI90LA251.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42792.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 30, 1990 in ELWOOD, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/09/1992
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N16504
Injuries: 3 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.

AIRPLANE LOADED WITH PILOT, TWO PASSENGERS AND FULL FUEL LIFTED OFF AND SETTLED BACK TO RUNWAY. PILOT CONTINUED ROLL TO END OF RUNWAY AND PREMATURELY PULLED AIRPLANE INTO THE AIR. LANDING GEAR DRAGGED THROUGH CORN AT END OF RUNWAY AND PLANE MUSHED INTO FIELD.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO ABORT TAKEOFF.

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