NTSB Identification: SEA84LA154.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24772.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 21, 1984 in HAINES, AK
Aircraft: PIPER PA-16, registration: N6826K
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 HAD LANDED ON A SHORT AIRSTRIP WITH A 10 KT HEADWIND. WHEN A TAKEOFF WAS ATTEMPTED THE WIND HAD STOPPED, ACCORDING TO THE PLT, AND THE ACFT WOULD NOT BECOME AIRBORNE. THE ACFT WENT OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY INTO UNDERBRUSH AND A GULLEY. THE PLT SAID HE SHOULD NOT HAVE USED SUCH A MARGINAL AIRSTRIP.

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:

PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,TAKEOFF CAPABILITY..EXCEEDED

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