NTSB Identification: CHI85LA320.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30260.
Accident occurred Monday, July 29, 1985 in FRANKLIN, WI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N4542F
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 PILOT USED A SHORTFIELD TAKEOFF AND THE ACFT WOULD NOT FLY. THE PLT ABORTED THE TAKEOFF AND LANDED ON THE END OF THERWY, OVERRUNNING THE RWY AND STRIKING A DITCH. THE PLT REPORTED ENGINE RPM NORMAL AND THE ACFT WAS UNDER MAX GROSS TAKEOFF WEIGHT.

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

ROTATION..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..OVERLOAD

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

AIRSPEED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WING,SPAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

ABORT..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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