NTSB Identification: FTW87LA166.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34802.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 09, 1987 in MIDLAND, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T, registration: N5919V
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.
DURING TAKEOFF ROLL FROM MID-FIELD ON THE WRONG RUNWAY, THE PILOT REALIZED HE WAS RUNNING OUT OF RUNWAY. HE ROTATED THE AIRCRAFT EARLY AND CLIMBED TO APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET AGL. THE AIRCRAFT WOULD NOT CLIMB. THE PILOT ABORTED THE TAKEOFF ANDAPPLIED BRAKES HEAVILY. THE AIRCRAFT GROUNDLOOPED AND RAN OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND
WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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