NTSB Identification: CHI86LA165.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32882.
Accident occurred Monday, July 07, 1986 in CULVER, IN
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N32858
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 STUDENT PLT INITIATED THE TAKEOFF, HOWEVER, THE CFI TOOK OVER CONTROL OF THE ACFT WHEN IT BECAME APPARENT THAT THE ACFT WAS NOT CLIMBING. THE CFI WAS UNABLE TO SALVAGE THE TAKEOFF AND THE ACFT STRUCK AND SETTLED INTO TREES AT THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY.

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

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

AIRCRAFT MANUALS,PERFORMANCE INFORMATION..INADEQUATE

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,TAKEOFF CAPABILITY..INADEQUATE

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