NTSB Identification: FTW85LA023.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26597.
Accident occurred Friday, October 19, 1984 in KILGORE, TX
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N6248H
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.
AFTER TAXIING NORTH TO THE END OF THE STRIP A 180 DEG TURN WAS MADE PRIOR TO TAKEOFF TO THE SOUTH. OUT OF THE TURN THE ACFT WAS LINED UP WITH THE LEFT WING TIP CLOSE TO THE FENCE. THE PLT INTENDED TO CORRECT HIS LINE-UP DURING THE ROLL. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, A COMBINATION OF ENG TORQUE AND A SLIGHT RIGHT CROSSWING CAUSED THE ACFT TO DRIFT INTO THE FENCE. DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST AND THE ACFT CAME TO A STOP AFTER ROLLING THROUGH APPX 150 FT OF FENCE. THE NEAREST WX OBSERVATION FACILITY RECORDED WIND FROM 120 DEG AT 5 KTS.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:UNSAFE/HAZARDOUS CONDITION..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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