NTSB Identification: NYC83LA067.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19710.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 19, 1983 in BUTLER, PA
Aircraft: MOONEY M20E, registration: N2694W
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 LANDING ON RWY 25 THE PLT EXITED ONTO A TAXIWAY NEAR MIDFIELD TO WAIT FOR ANOTHER ACFT DEPARTING RWY 7. THE WIND WAS CALM & THE PLT ELECTED TO DEPART RWY 7 AS DID THE OTHER ACFT. THE GEAR WAS PREMATURELY RETRACTED DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:GEAR RETRACTION..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND
ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND
ABORTED TAKEOFF..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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