NTSB Identification: NYC76FHD34
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUM AMER AA-5A, registration: N9683U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2496  76/7/30    WEST CHESTER,PA     GRUM AMER AA-5A     CR-  0  1  0  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 34, 100
        TIME - 1230                    N9683U              PX-  0  1  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 18 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WEST CHESTER
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MILLVILLE,NJ                WELLAND,CANADA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED WRONG RUNWAY RELATIVE TO EXISTING WIND
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE,SPEED,ALTITUDE OR CLEARANCE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO ABORT TAKEOFF
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - RUNWAY CLOSED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
        REMARKS- TKOF ON CLOSED UPSLOPE RWY 35.TALL WEEDS AND GRASS IMPEDED ACCELERATION.

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