NTSB Identification: MKC84FA195.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25657.
Accident occurred Monday, July 02, 1984 in OSAGE BEACH, MO
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180, registration: N5019P
Injuries: 2 Serious,2 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.

WITNESS STATED ACFT TOUCHED DOWN MIDFIELD AND BOUNCED SEVERAL TIMES ON THE RWY. TWO WITNESSES HEARD POWER APPLIED AND THE ACFT LIFTED OFF 300 FT FROM THE END OF THE RWY. THEY STATED FLAPS WERE FULLY EXTENDED FOR THE TOTAL TRANSITION AND THE GEAR WAS RETRACTED ONLY AFTER THE FIRST SET OF POWER LINES. AT APRX 100 FT AGL THE ACFT BEGAN TO DESCEND AT WHICH TIME IT CONTACTED A UTILITY POLE FOLLOWED BY TREES. THE PLT STATED THE ENGINE DID NOT SEEM TO BE PRODUCING FULL POWER DURING THE CLIMB. HOWEVER, POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION OF THE ENGINE REVEALED NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS. THE PLT STATED THE LONG LANDING WAS MADE BECAUSE OF TURBULENCE ENCOUNTERED OVER THE TREES DURING THE APPROACH.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED LANDING..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE


Contributing Factors

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GEAR RETRACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

RAISING OF FLAPS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

CLEARANCE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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