NTSB Identification: SEA84LA041.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23558.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 22, 1984 in KLAMATH FALLS, OR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-135, registration: N99620
Injuries: 2 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 ATTEMPTED A TAKEOFF ON A SLUSHY SOFT RWY. THE TAKEOFF WAS ABORTED AT THE RWY MIDPOINT DUE TO LACK OF ACCELERATION. DURING THE ABORT THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE AND NOSED OVER. THE PLT THOUGHT THE RWY CONDITIONS AND CARBURETOR ICE.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SLUSH COVERED


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CARBURETOR ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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