NTSB Identification: NYC86LA170.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32173.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 05, 1986 in WEST DOVER, VT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201, registration: N43792
Injuries: 4 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.

SHORTLY AFTER LIFTOFF, THE AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED A TAILWIND AND DOWNDRAFT FORCING THE AIRCRAFT DOWNWARD AND SUBSEQUENTLY IMPACTED TREES AND COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT


Contributing Factors

WIND INFORMATION..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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