NTSB Identification: CHI73FEM52
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28, registration: N6271W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0786  73/4/25    CEDAR LAKE,MICH     PIPER PA-28         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 17, 21 TOTAL
        TIME - 1240                    N6271W              PX-  0  0  0  PRACTICE                  HOURS, 5 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CEDAR LAKE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CEDAR LAKE,MICH             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: ABORTED
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - PREMATURE LIFT-OFF
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SOFT RUNWAY
        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                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     LEFT CROSS WIND 248-292 DEGREES
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           50                                                       13
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- SOFT RWY,ATMTD SOFT FLD TKOF,ABORTED WHEN STALL WARN ACTIVATED.COLLIDED WITH DITCH ON ARPT.

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