NTSB Identification: NYC84FNC06.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26194.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 21, 1984 in BINGHAM, ME
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180, registration: N5732P
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.
THE ACFT USED, ACCORDING TO VARIOUS ACCOUNTS, BETWEEN 1/2 AND 2/3 OF THE 2300 FT RUNWAY ON TAKE-OFF ROLL. NORMAL HANDBOOK TAKE-OFF RUN IS 750 FT. PASSENGERS STATED ACFT SKIPPED OFF AND TOUCHED BACK DOWN TWICE BEFORE FINALLY BECOMING AIRBORNE. ACFT ROLLED RIGHT THEN LEFT AND COLLIDED WITH TREES. FLAPS WERE FOUND FULL DOWN, FLAP HANDLE UP.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,TAKEOFF CAPABILITY..UNDETERMINED
ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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