NTSB Identification: CHI83LA400.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21077.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 28, 1983 in BLAIR, WI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181, registration: N3576R
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.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE DURING AN ABORTED TAKEOFF. THE STUDENT WAS ON A SOLO TRAINING FLT WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. THIS WAS THE FIRST TAKEOFF OF THE FLT. THE FIELD WAS SOFT AND THE PILOT DECIDED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF DURING THE GROUND ROLL. HE WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE ACFT AND IT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE POST DAMAGING THE LEFT WING.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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