NTSB Identification: DEN85LA217.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30425.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 13, 1985 in RUIDOSO, NM
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N2905B
Injuries: 6 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.
ACFT WAS 20 LBS OVER THE MAX GROSS WEIGHT. PLT SAID HE ABORTED THE FIRST TAKEOFF DUE TO A ROUGH RUNNING ENG. THE PLT PERFORMED A RUNUP AND ATTEMPTED A SECOND TAKEOFF WHICH WAS ABORTED AGAIN DUE TO ROUGH RUNNING ENG. THE ACFT RAN OFF END OF RWY AND STRUCK A DITCH. THE ENG WAS EXAMINED AFTER ACCIDENT AND WAS FOUND TO BE CAPABLE OF NORMAL OPERATION. THE DENSITY ALT WAS CALCULATED TO BE 9521 FT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND
PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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