NTSB Identification: SEA77DYK21
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N7078W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2899  77/8/13    RILEY,OR            PIPER PA-28         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 40, 904
        TIME - 1700                    N7078W              PX-  0  0  2  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 400 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - RANCH ROAD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          RILEY,OR                    BURNS,OR
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: FENCE,FENCEPOSTS                          TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           WEATHER - THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          SCATTERED                                                UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     RIGHT QUARTERING HEAD WIND 023-067 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           85                                                      225
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           20                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- SUDDEN GUST AT LIFTOFF PUT ACFT IN 60 DEG L BANK.WINGTIP STRUCK FENCEPOST.

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