NTSB Identification: ATL86FA217.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32456.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 10, 1986 in DOUGLASVILLE, GA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161, registration: N8340F
Injuries: 4 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT LOADED THREE ADULTS PLUS HERSELF INTO THE WARRIOR II AND ATTEMPTED TO TAKE OFF FROM A GRASS STRIP WHICH HAD A DIP AND A HILL OF ABOUT 6 FEET NEAR THE DEPARTURE END. THE ACFT TRAVELED ABOUT 150 FT PAST THE END OF THE RUNWAY BEFORE IMPACTING ON THE SIDE OF A HILL. THE PLT HAD FLOWN IN AND OUT OF THE STRIP SEVERAL TIMES PREVIOUSLY BUT THIS WAS THE FIRST ATTEMPT WITH A FULL LOAD OF PAX. THE ACFT WAS ALMOST FULL OF FUEL AND IT WAS A HOT DAY.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND




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