NTSB Identification: CHI83LA094.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21129.
Accident occurred Friday, January 28, 1983 in LISBON, OH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135, registration: N17DA
Injuries: 2 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING TAKEOFF, THE ENG LOST POWER WHEN THE ACFT WAS CLIMBING THRU APRX 150 FT AGL. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO MANEUVER BACK TO THE AIRPORT. REPORTEDLY, HE HAD INSUFFICIENT ALTITUDE TO CLEAR OVER 60 FT TREES NEAR THE END OF THE RWY. THERE WAS EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO THE NOSE, ENG, LANDING GEAR, WINGS, INSTRUMENT PANEL & COCKPIT. THE MIXTURE, CONTROL CABLE WAS FOUND BROKEN NEAR THE MIXTURE CONTROL ARM OF THE CARBURETOR; HOWEVER, THERE WAS IMPACT DAMAGE IN THAT AREA. A MICROSCOPIC EXAM REVEALED THAT THE FRACTURE WAS TYPICAL OF A TENSILE OVERLOAD OF A DUCTILE MATERIAL. THERE WAS SUFFICIENT FUEL & NO FUEL CONTAMINATION WAS FOUND. THE MAGNETOS PRODUCED A SPARK & THERE WAS COMPRESSION IN ALL CYLINDERS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


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