NTSB Identification: DEN85LA172.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27681.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 26, 1985 in ANGLE FIRE, NM
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180, registration: N6504J
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

ON JUNE 26, 1985, A PIPER PA 28-180, DESCENDED AND CRASHED AFTER TAKEOFF FROM ANGEL FIRE AIRPORT, NM. THE PLT REPORTED NO MECHANICAL DIFFICULTIES. THE DENSITY ALT WAS 10609 FT. THE TAKEOFF DISTANCE CHART INDICATES A MAXIMUM DA OF 7000 FT. THE PLT WAS NOT INJURED. HIS WIFE RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES.

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

STALL/MUSH..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,TAKEOFF CAPABILITY..EXCEEDED

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

DISTANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RISING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH GEOGRAPHIC AREA..PILOT IN COMMAND

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