NTSB Identification: CHI96LA190.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, June 04, 1996 in OSKALOOSA, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/03/1996
Aircraft: Cessna A188B, registration: N9408R
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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

During the takeoff roll on a gravel country road, the airplane drifted left and struck a ditch. The airplane then cartwheeled and flipped over in a field.

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

failure of the pilot to maintain proper alignment with the roadway during the takeoff roll. A factor relating to the accident was: the selection of an unsuitable area for takeoff.

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