NTSB Identification: LAX84LA344.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26713.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 09, 1984 in KERNVILLE, CA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T, registration: N2650Q
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.

PLT ATTEMPTED TO TAKEOFF WITH ACFT NEAR MAX GROSS WEIGHT. THE DENSITY ALT WAS CALCULATED TO BE 5000 FT. ACCORDING TO THE PERFORMANCE CHARTS, THE ACFT WOULD HAVE USED APRX 5000 FT FOR TAKEOFF. THE DEPARTURE RUNWAY WAS 3500 FEET LONG. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF BUT ABORTED WHEN THE ACFT WOULD NOT FLY AT A ROTATION SPEED OF 70 KTS. THE PLT USED MAX BRAKING BUT WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE ACFT BEFORE IT RAN OFF THE END OF THE RWY AND COLLIDED WITH AN EMBANKMENT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


Contributing Factors

LIFT-OFF..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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