NTSB Identification: CHI86LA106.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30980.
Accident occurred Monday, March 31, 1986 in VEEDERSBURG, IN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N9910W
Injuries: 1 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 WAS ATTEMPTING A SHORT FIELD TAKEOFF FROM A 1080 FOOT WHEAT FIELD THAT HE HAD MISTAKEN FOR A PRIVATE AIRSTRIP 1 1/2 MILES TO THE NORTHEAST. THE PILOT SAID THE ENGINE HAD A SLIGHT RPM LOSS AND THEN DEVELOPED FULL POWER BUT HE WAS UNABLE TO CLEAR THE GATE AND FENCE POST AT THE END OF THE FIELD.
PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND
WIND INFORMATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
PERFORMANCE DATA..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND
PULL-UP..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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