NTSB Identification: CHI85LA237.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28032.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 18, 1985 in PEORIA, IL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260, registration: N9492P
Injuries: 2 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.

IT WAS REPORTED THAT THE PLT MADE AN INTERSECTION TAKEOFF WITH ABOUT 4500 FT AVAILABLE. LIFT OFF WAS MADE WITH ABOUT 2700 FT OF RWY LEFT. THE ACFT DID NOT CLIMB. LOW BUT SMOOTH POWER OUTPUT WAS HEARD. THE FLIGHT OVERFLEW ABOUT THREE FIELDS THAT REPORTEDLY WERE ADEQUATE FOR EMERGENCY LANDINGS. A COLLISION WITH TREES FOLLOWED.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

PLANNING/DECISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORT..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

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

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