NTSB Identification: ANC85LA077.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27353.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, May 03, 1985 in BETHEL, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32, registration: N4246T
Injuries: 3 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 PILOT REPORTED THAT DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL THE AIRCRAFT COULD NOT OBTAIN AIRSPEED AND THE AIRCRAFT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL STRIKING A SNOW BANK AT THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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