NTSB Identification: NYC87LA047.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33483.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 06, 1986 in EAST MORICHES, NY
Aircraft: PIPER J-3, registration: N26057
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.
DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL ON AN INSTRUCTIONAL SOLO FLIGHT, THE FLIGHT ENCOUNTERED A CROSSWIND WHICH PUSHED THE PIPER OFF THE RUNWAY TO THE LEFT COLLIDING WITH TREES AND BUSH.
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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