NTSB Identification: FTW83LA120.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21501.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 17, 1983 in WINSLOW, AR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N9981W
Injuries: 3 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 DUAL INSTRUCTIONAL FLT, THE STUDENT PLT WAS PRACTICING A SHORT FIELD TAKEOFF. AFTER LIFTING OFF INTO GROUND EFFECT, HE ELECTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF WHEN HE DID NOT THINK THE ACFT WAS ACCELERATING FAST ENOUGH. THE INSTRUCTOR PILOT (CFI) STATED THAT HE FAILED TO CORRECT THE STUDENTS ERRORS. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT WENT OFF THE END OF THE 1300 FT RWY & COLLIDED WITH STUMPS.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..DUAL STUDENT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

ABORTED TAKEOFF..PERFORMED..DUAL STUDENT

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