NTSB Identification: NYC85LA168.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28103.
Accident occurred Monday, July 01, 1985 in NEW MILFORD, CT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-236, registration: N82631
Injuries: 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE PREFLT AND RUNUP CHECKS WERE NORMAL. THE PLT THEN APPLIED FULL PWR FOR TAKEOFF AND ROTATION WAS INITIATED AT 60 KTS. AFTER LIFTOFF, THE ACFT APPEARED TO LOOSE PWR AND BEGAN TO YAW TO THE LEFT. THE STALL WARNING HORN SOUNDED AND THE PLT LOWERED THE PITCH ATTITUDE. THE STALL WARNING SOUNDED AGAIN AND THE PLT FELT A PWR SURGE JUST PRIOR TO THE ACFT CONTACTING THE RWY. THE ACFT SLID LEFT, AND COLLIDED WITH A DITCH. THE RIGHT STABILIZER CONTACTED A TREE AND THE ACFT CAME TO A STOP. THE NOSE AND RIGHT MAIN GEARS WERE SHEARED OFF DURING THE ACCIDENT SEQUENCE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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