NTSB Identification: CHI85LA298.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30249.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 18, 1985 in PEPIN, WI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N38174
Injuries: 2 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 AIRCRAFT TRAVELED THREE QUARTERS DOWN A 2300 FOOT SOD RUNWAY AND THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO TAKEOFF WITH 55 KIAS. THE AIRCRAFT MUSHED INTO TREES OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY WHEN THE PILOT COULDN'T OBTAIN FLYING SPEED. THE PILOT REPORTED FULL ENGINE RPM WAS AVAILABLE, TEMP 81 DEGREES F.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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