Accident: Piper PA 22, N 2652P, Hacketstown Airstrip Carlow, 23 Aug 2002: Report No 2003-009


The aircraft was attempting to take-off on RWY 34 at Hacketstown.  The aircraft had just lifted off when a gust of wind caught the tail of the aircraft.  The pilot immediately abandoned the take-off but the aircraft flipped over on to its back and continued, inverted, along the runway for some distance.

Occurrence Date: 
Friday, 23 August, 2002
Report Date: 
Wednesday, 30 July, 2003