NTSB Identification: CHI93LA298.
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Accident occurred Saturday, August 07, 1993 in BUFFALO, SD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/26/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N4724K
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT STATED THAT THE AIRPLANE LIFTED OFF THE PRIVATE STRIP AND GAINED AN ALTITUDE ABOVE THE GROUND OF ABOUT 25 TO 30 FEET AND THEN SETTLED BACK TO THE GROUND OFF THE AIRPORT IN ROUGH TERRAIN.

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

THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND'S PREMATURE LIFT-OFF AND SUBSEQUENT STALL/MUSH INTO ROUGH/UNEVEN TERRAIN.

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