NTSB Identification: MIA84LA211.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26144.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 25, 1984 in BAINBRIDGE, GA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-36-285, registration: N57593
Injuries: 1 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.

SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF AT ABOUT 150 FT AGL THE PROPELLER HUB FAILED ALLOWING ONE PROPELLER BLADE TO SEPARATE FROM THE ACFT. THE PILOT FLEW THE FORCED LANDING STRAIGHT AHEAD INTO TREES. METALLURGICAL EXAMINATION OF THE HUB REVEALED EVIDENCE OF A FATIGUE FRACTURE IN THE FORWARD HALF OF THE HUB.

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,HUB..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,HUB..FATIGUE

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

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,BLADE..SEPARATION



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