NTSB Identification: DEN84LA261.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25432.
Accident occurred Monday, July 09, 1984 in LOS ALAMOS, NM
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201, registration: N2292M
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.

THE ATTEMPTED DOWNWIND TAKEOFF WAS ABORTED BUT RESULTED IN AN OVERRUN OFF THE END OF THE RWY. ACCORDING TO THE PIC THE AIRSPEED INDICATOR WAS INOPERATIVE AND THE BRAKES WERE WELL WORN PRIOR TO DEPARTURE. WITH ABOUT 1000 FT OF RWY REMAINING THE ABORT WAS INITIATED. THE ACFT NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED IN THE UNIMPROVED TERRAIN AND THE ACFT SLID TO A STOP 184 FT FROM THE END OF THE RWY. WITNESSES REPORTED THE WIND TO BE FROM 270 DEGREES AT 18 KTS GUSTING TO 25 KTS.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WIND INFORMATION..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OPERATION WITH KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT/NAV INSTRUMENTS,AIRSPEED INDICATOR..INOPERATIVE


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..WORN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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