NTSB Identification: NYC84LA245.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25802.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 15, 1984 in MANAHAWKIN, NJ
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30, registration: N68Y
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 DESCENDED OUT OF CONTROL INTO TREES AND SLID DOWN AN EMBANKMENT. THE PLT SAID EVERYTHING SEEMED NORMAL ON TAKEOFF UNTIL THE ACFT WAS PUT INTO A CLIMB AT ABOUT 93 MPH AT 50 FT AGL THE ACFT BEGAN VIBRATING AND VEERED ABOUT 90 DEGREES TO THE RIGHT. AN ATTEMPT TO RECOVER WAS INEFFECTIVE AND THE ACFT ENTERED THE TREES.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY..UNDETERMINED

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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