NTSB Identification: MIA88FA261.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37566.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 25, 1988 in PEMBROKE PINES, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/25/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-60, registration: N6069W
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WITNESSES STATED THAT THE ACFT USED ALMOST THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF THE RUNWAY DURING THE GROUND RUN. AFTER ROTATION & GEAR RETRACTION, IT CONTINUED TO CLIMB IN A NOSE HIGH ATTITUDE TO APRX 100-150 FEET, THEN IT STARTED AN APRX 20 DEGREE BANK TO THE RIGHT UNTIL IT HIT POWER LINES AND CRASHED INTO THE TOP OF A PRINTING SHOP ABOUT 3/4 MILE FROM THE ARPT. WITNESSES EMPLOYED AT THE AIRPORT STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT HAD BEEN HAVING UNDETERMINED PROBLEMS WITH THE RIGHT ENGINE FOR A FEW WEEKS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT, BUT WAS STILL BEING FLOWN AND THE RT ENG RUNNING EXTREMELY ROUGH.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED

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

OPERATION WITH KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BUILDING(NONRESIDENTIAL)

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