NTSB Identification: NYC85LA246.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29452.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 21, 1985 in BAYPORT, NY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180, registration: N7505P
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.

ACCORDING TO THE CFI, THE STUDENT RAISED THE NOSE OF THE ACFT TOO EARLY DURING TAKEOFF. THIS RESULTED IN THE ACFT BECOMING AIRBORNE PREMATURELY. THE STUDENT WAS UNABLE TO CLIMB OUT OF GROUND EFFECT AND THE DECISION TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF WAS MADE. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES DURING THE ABORTED TAKEOFF. THE STUDENT PLT HAD NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE ON GRASS RUNWAYS.

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..DUAL STUDENT

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)



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