August 5, 2006, Windsor, N.H/Cessna 172N


The solo Private pilot was uninjured during a takeoff attempt from the private turf runway at an unspecified time. The pilot aborted the takeoff roll at around 55 KIAS but was unable to stop the airplane before it overran the departure end of the runway and collided with trees.

The pilot reported that while walking away from the airplane, he noticed “there was definitely a strong southbound wind and [he] realized that [he] should have taken off to the north.” The pilot additionally reported that the winds were calm prior to his departure.


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