NTSB Identification: SEA84LA067.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23820.
Accident occurred Monday, March 12, 1984 in ELMIRA, OR
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N68925
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH POWER LINES AND TREES AFTER A POWER LOSS DURING THE TAKEOFF INITIAL CLIMB. THE PLT STATED HE ATTEMPTED A CLIMBING TURN TO AVOID THE POWER LINES AND TREES BUT THE ACFT ENTERED A DEPARTURE STALL, THE ACFT WAS USING AUTOMOTIVE FUEL. AN FAA INSPECTOR REPORTED THE MAGNETO SWITCH ON LEFT MAGNETO ONLY.

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

AIRCRAFT SERVICE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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