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The pilot of a Piper Lance was attempting to takeoff from a property airstrip. The surface condition was described as being firm to soft. During the latter stages of the takeoff roll, the aircraft was reported to have passed through two soft patches of dirt, with a subsequent loss of momentum. This resulted in the aircraft becoming airborne about 27 m before a fence. The aircraft collided with the top wires of the fence, before flying into the tops of some small scrubby trees. The aircraft was landed in a substantially wings level attitude, however, the right main landing gear was torn off when it struck a log.
 
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