NTSB Identification: MKC85LA172.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28366.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 28, 1985 in MINDEN, NE
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140B, registration: N98193
Injuries: 4 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.

PLT SAID THAT HE WAS UNABLE TO CLEAR WIRES AT THE END OF THE 2,100 FT LONG, SOD, FARM, STRIP. HE SAID HE BEGAN TRUNING TO AVOID THE WIRES AND IN THE TURN THE ACFT SETTLED, THE RT WING HIT THE GROUND AND THE ACFT CRASHED. THE ACFT WEIGHT WAS NEAR MAX ALLOWABLE AND THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS 3,500 FT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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