NTSB Identification: MIA82DA100
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, April 19, 1982 in LAKE WALES, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/19/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N56826
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

DURING TAKEOFF, THREE/FOURTHS OF THE WAY DOWN THE RUNWAY, THE PILOT DECIDED TO ABORT BECAUSE OF A SLOW BUILDUP OF AIRSPEED ON THE WET GRASS. THE AIRCRAFT OVERRAN THE RUNWAY COLLIDING WITH A FENCE AND A TREE.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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