NTSB Identification: NYC85LA224.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29051.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 28, 1985 in CENTRAL SQUARE, NY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N4252J
Injuries: 1 Serious,3 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 PLT STATED THE ACFT WOULD NOT CLIMB OUT OF GROUND EFFECT DURING TAKEOFF. HE FLEW THE ACFT BETWEEN TREES AT THE END OF THE RWY AND SEVERED THE WINGS FROM THE FUSELAGE. THE ACFT WAS FOUND TO BE 317 LBS OVER GROSS WEIGHT.

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE..DETERIORATED

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

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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