NTSB Identification: FTW77FRG63
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-31, registration: N74906

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1881  77/8/15    AUSTIN,TX           PIPER PA-31         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 45, 996
        TIME - 1521                    N74906              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 280 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MUELLER
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          AUSTIN,TX                   GALVESTON,TX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: RUN
           STALL: MUSH                                              TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
           POWERPLANT - EXHAUST SYSTEM: EXTERNAL SUPERCHARGER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MISSING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - PREMATURE LIFT-OFF
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISUSED OR FAILED TO USE FLAPS
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- WASTE GATE PIVOT PIN P/N 400460-817 MISSING ON RT SUPERCHARGER. PAST HISTORY OF PWR PROBLEMS.

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