NTSB Identification: CHI82DA167
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, May 15, 1982 in HARRISON, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/15/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150, registration: N6939B
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

DURING TAKEOFF THE PILOT FAILED TO CLEAR A CHAIN LINK FENCE. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A DITCH AND THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

LIFT-OFF..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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