NTSB Identification: NYC84FNC03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26668.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 05, 1984 in HAMPTON, NH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N95007
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PURPOSE OF FLT WAS TO OBTAIN ACTUAL EXPERIENCE IN SHORT/SOFT FIELD OPERATIONS. TAKEOFF WAS INITIATED ON A RUNWAY THAT WAS NOT ONLY SHORT AND SOFT, BUT UPHILL AND WITH A 70 DEGREE LEFT CROSSWIND. UNDER THESE CONDITIONS, ACFT PERFORMANCE WAS INADEQUATE TO CLEAR AN 80 FT TREE 200 FT FROM RUNWAY END. IMPACT WITH TREE SEPARATED RT WING.

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..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..UPHILL


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,CLIMB CAPABILITY..INADEQUATE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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