NTSB Identification: NYC86LA152.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31885.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 15, 1986 in PALMER, MA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N1866T
Injuries: 2 Minor,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.

THE ACFT CLIMBED IN AN EXCESSIVELY NOSE HIGH ATTITUDE UPON ROTATION AT 60 MPH. IT THEN VEERED LEFT AND SETTLED TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY. THE PLT REDUCED THE POWER TO IDLE AND APPLIED BRAKED. THE ACFT CONTINUED TO SLIDE AND COLLIDED WITH TREES. THE ACFT WAS THEN DESTROYED BY POST CRASH FIRE.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ELEVATOR..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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