NTSB Identification: FTW88LA065.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37802.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 14, 1988 in MAUD, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N9319T
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

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 ACFT TOOK OFF FROM A 1800 FT PRIVATE, TURF, STRIP. THE TAKEOFF WAS TO THE SW AND THE WIND WAS STRONG AND GUSTY FROM THE NW. THERE ARE TREES ALONG THE RIGHT OR UPWIND SIDE OF THE RWY. SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE AND COLLIDED WITH A TREE OFF THE END OF THE RWY. THE PLT HAS NEVER HELD A LICENSE OR MEDICAL CERTIFICATE. THE PILOT DID NOT COMPLETE AN ACCIDENT REPORT.

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..UNQUALIFIED PERSON

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

INADEQUATE TRAINING..UNQUALIFIED PERSON



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE

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