NTSB Identification: DEN91LA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42657.
Accident occurred Friday, November 23, 1990 in SHERMAN, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/09/1992
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235, registration: N8660W
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 PRIVATE PILOT WAS TAKING OFF TO THE NORTH, ON A 1700 FOOT GRASS STRIP, SURROUNDED BY MEDIUM SIZED SCRUB OAK TREES. THE PILOT SAID HE ACHIEVED 35 FEET AGL, ATTEMPTED TO PULL UP THE NOSE TO CLEAR TREES, AND THE STALL WARNING HORN SOUNDED. THE RIGHT WING STRUCK A TREE, AND THE PLANE REBOUNDED ACROSS A ROAD TO THE LEFT. THE LEFT WING WAS SEVERED WHEN IT STRUCK ANOTHER OAK TREE. THE PLANE LANDED IN A FIELD WITH THE LEFT WING STUB DOWN. THE NOSE GEAR FOLDED AND THE ENTIRE TAIL SECTION WAS TORN OFF.

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

A PILOT INDUCED INADVERTENT STALL.

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