NTSB Identification: SEA82FYA11
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, September 05, 1982 in GALENA, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/05/1983
Aircraft: BEECH C24R, registration: N18894
Injuries: 3 Serious,1 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PRIOR TO TAKEOFF THE MIXTURE WAS LEANED TO COMPENSATE FOR THE HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE. THE ARPT IS AT AN ELEVATION OF 7,160 FT MSL. THE ACFT ROLLED THE 5,075 FT LENGTH OF THE RWY & MAY HAVE BECOME AIRBORNE PRIOR TO STRIKING FENCES AT THE END OF THE RWY. THE DUAL STUDENT SAID HIS CFI TOLD HIM TO RETRACT THE GEAR AT THAT TIME. THE STUDENT INDICATED THAT THE PARKING BRAKE WAS ON DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL.

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

PARKING BRAKES..INADVERTENT USE..DUAL STUDENT

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

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

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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