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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38510
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Date:14-AUG-1988
Time:17:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32RT-300
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N979LA
MSN: 32R7985072
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Wellsboro, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Wellsboro, PA (N38)
Destination airport:Greenville, SC (7A1)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
DURING A SECOND ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF, THE FIRST BEING ABORTED, THE AIRCRAFT FLEW OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY IN GROUND EFFECT INTO TALL GRASS. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE AIRCRAFT WAS OVER GROSS WEIGHT AND THAT HE WAS TAKING OFF IN HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE. CAUSE: THE PILOT ATTEMPTING A TAKEOFF IN AN OVER GROSSED AIARCRAFT IN HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE AND FLEW OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY INTO HIGH GRASS.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X26688


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
01-Feb-2018 12:43 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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