NTSB Identification: DEN72AD056
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of SOUTHWEST AIR
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R, registration: N4596T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1805  72/5/25    LUKACHUKAI,ARIZ     PIPER PA-28R        CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1450                    N4596T              PX-  0  0  3  AIR TAXI-PASSG            AGE 28, 1370 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            3 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LUKACHUKAI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LUKACHUKAI,ARIZ             GALLUP,N MEX
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: MUSH                                              TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO ABORT TAKEOFF
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     210
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           10                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- BECAME AIRBORNE,R X-WIND DRIFTED ACFT TO L. HIT FENCE POSTS. DENSITY ALT 8800 FT. NEAR GROSS WT.

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