NTSB Identification: FTW86LQG10.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31675.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 19, 1986 in SKELLYTOWN, TX
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150, registration: N9995D
Injuries: 3 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 PILOT STATED THAT HIS TAKE OFF ROLL WAS LONGER THAN EXPECTED. REACHING THE END OF THE RUNWAY, HE ROTATED & THE ACFT LEFT THE GROUND, BUT IT DID NOT ESTABLISH A GOOD RATE OF CLIMB. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A POLE & CRASHED. THE TAKEOFF WAS ATTEMPTED WITH A 15 KT TAILWIND THAT WAS GUSTING TO 22 KTS.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..UTILITY POLE(MARKED)

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