NTSB Identification: MIA86LA236.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31735.
Accident occurred Friday, August 15, 1986 in JACKSONVILLE, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA28-151, registration: N4539X
Injuries: 4 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 STATED THAT JUST AFTER TAKEOFF, THE ENG SPUTTERED AND LOST POWER. HE LANDED THE ACFT IN THE GRASS ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF RUNWAY 31, ROLLED APRX 100 YARDS, STRUCK A SIGN, AND VEERED LEFT INTO SOFT DIRT COLLAPSING THE NOSE GEAR. POST CRASH EXAMINATION AND COMPLETE RUNUP REVEALED THAT THE ENG RAN GOOD AT ALL POWER SETTINGS WITH NO DISCREPANCIES NOTED.

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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