NTSB Identification: ANC84LA105.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25744.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 26, 1984 in EKUK, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N8941N
Injuries: 1 Serious,3 Minor,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.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A WATER PIPE ABOUT 6 FT AGL DURING TAKEOFF. WITNESSES SAID THAT THE PLT DID NOT USE ALL AVAILABLERWY. WITNESSES ALSO SAID THAT HE DRIFTED OFF THE RWY CENTERLINE AFTER A PREMATURE TAKEOFF. THE PLTS EMPLOYER SAID THAT HE HAD WARNED HIM AT LEAST TWICE ABOUT USING ALL OF THE RWY.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ROTATION..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

INSTRUCTIONS,WRITTEN/VERBAL..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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