NTSB Identification: DEN86LA204.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31305.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 22, 1986 in SISSETON, SD
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-260, registration: N8629L
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 PLT REPORTED THAT THE ENG LOST ABOUT 200 RPM DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL AND HE DECIDED TO ABORT. DURING THE ABORT THE PLT SWERVED TO AVOID A FENCE AT THE END OF THE RWY AND THE ACFT SLID SIDEWAYS COLLAPSING THE LT MLG. INVESTIGATION REVEALED A BROKEN CARBURETOR HEAT CABLE. THE CABLE WAS WORN IN THE AREA OF THE BREAK. WHEN THE CABLE BREAKS THE HEAT VALVE GOES TO THE HOT POSITION.

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

MAINTENANCE,ANNUAL INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL,CABLE/PUSH-PULL ROD..FAILURE,TOTAL



Contributing Factors

CARBURETOR HEAT CONTROL,CABLE/PUSH-PULL ROD..WORN

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