NTSB Identification: MKC83LA206.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21988.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 28, 1983 in WALDRON, MO
Aircraft: PRELL QUICKIE, registration: N69KP
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND DURING AN ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF. THE PILOT STATED HE HAD INSTALLED A NEW PROPELLER THAT WAS EXPECTED TO IMPROVE TAKEOFF AND CLIMB PERFORMANCE. HE SAID THE ACFT GOT AIRBORNE, BUT WOULD NOT CLIMB. BY THE TIME HE DECIDED THAT THE ACFT WOULD NOT CLIMB IT WAS TOO LATE TO ABORT. THE ACFT MUSHED BACK TO THE GROUND OFF THE OF THE RWY. AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT THE EFFECTIVE HEADWIND WAS LESS THAN 5 KTS AND THE DENSITY ALT WAS ABOUT 3000 FT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,TAKEOFF CAPABILITY..INADEQUATE

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

MAINTENANCE,MODIFICATION..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

PROPELLER SYSTEM/ACCESSORIES,BLADE..IMPROPER

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

ABORT..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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