NTSB Identification: DEN84LA132.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24221.
Accident occurred Friday, April 20, 1984 in JACKSON, WY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-12, registration: N2577M
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 ACFT CRASHED DURING TAKEOFF FROM JACKSON AIRPORT. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE PLT AND CFI WERE IN THE PROCESS OF FERRYING THE ACFT TO WASHINGTON STATE. THE PLT STATED THAT DURING TAXI THE AIRPORT UNICOM REPORTED THE WIND TO BE FROM THE NORTHEAST AT 18 TO 20 KTS. AFTER THE ACCIDENT, THE PLT STATED HE TALKED TO A GENTLEMEN THAT WAS LOOKING AT THE UNICOM WIND INDICATOR WHEN THE TAKEOFF WAS IN PROCESS AND THE GENTLEMEN TOLD HIM THE WIND INDICATOR SHOWED THE WIND TO BE FROM 090 DEGREES AT 31 KTS.

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

STALL..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LOWERING OF FLAPS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PREFLIGHT BRIEFING SERVICE..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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