NTSB Identification: ANC87FA080.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33758.
Accident occurred Monday, June 15, 1987 in THEODORE RIVER, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/02/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N2447P
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

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.

THE PRIVATE PILOT ELECTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF ATTEMPT FROM AN ABANDONED ROADWAY TOO LATE TO STOP IN TIME TO AVOID GOING INTO BRUSH AND SMALL TREES. HE SAID HE DECIDED AGAINST THE TAKEOFF AT ABOUT THE MID-POINT IN THE 4000 FOOT GRAVEL SECTION OF THE ROAD. THE BRAKES CAUSED THE WHEELS TO SLIDE AND HE WAS NOT ABLE TO STOP IN THE REMAINING ONE-QUARTER MILE.

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

ABORT ABOVE V1..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND




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