NTSB Identification: ATL83LA107.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19681.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 15, 1983 in LEONARDTOWN, MD
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301, registration: N8425T
Injuries: 1 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.

PILOT DID NOT MAINTAIN ALIGNMENT DURING TAKEOFF AND COLLIDED WITH A PILE DRIVER. THE AIRCRAFT WAS THEN LANDED GEAR UP INAN ADJACENT FIELD. THE WIND WAS CALM AND THERE WAS NO KNOWN REASON FOR FAILURE TO MAINTAIN RUNWAY ALIGNMENT.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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