NTSB Identification: MKC85LA146.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27897.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 03, 1985 in EL DORADO, KS
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N2858T
Injuries: 1 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.
THE ACFT HAD JUST UNDERGONE ANNUAL INSPECTION. PILOT FAILED TO REMOVE CONTROL LOCK BEFORE TEST FLIGHT. ON TAKEOFF ROLL, PILOT WAS NOT ABLE TO MOVE CONTROLS, WENT OFF END OF 1800 FT RUNWAY, THROUGH A FENCE AND IMPACTED A DIRT PILE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REMOVAL OF CONTROL/GUST LOCK(S)..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT
FLT CONTROL SYST,STABILATOR CONTROL..LOCKED
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