NTSB Identification: CEN13LA361
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, June 20, 2013 in Dayton, OH
Aircraft: PIPER PA-30, registration: N7017Y
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
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On June 20, 2013, about 0830 central daylight time, a Piper PA-30 airplane, N7017Y experienced a runway excursion during takeoff and the pilot performed a forced landing near Dayton, Ohio. The private rated pilot and passenger received were not injured. The airplane was substantially damaged. The airplane was registered to and operated by a private individual under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight that operated without a flight plan. The flight originated from the James M Cox Dayton International airport (KDAY) at the time of the accident.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspector the pilot departed on runway 6R, and the airplane drifted right during departure. He added the pilot adjusted the power, and applied rudder to keep the airplane going straight ahead. However, the airplane continued to drift right. The pilot then elected to conduct a force landing to the right of the runway. During the forced landing the airplane’s nose and main landing gear collapsed, the right wing and fuselage sustained substantial damage.
The airplane was retained for further examination.
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