NTSB Identification: SEA92LA192.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46861.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 30, 1992 in BLACKFOOT, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 182F, registration: N3545Y
Injuries: 5 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.

THE PILOT INITIATED A SOFT FIELD TAKEOFF ON A GRASS STRIP, AND AFTER LIFT-OFF, SHIFTED HIS ATTENTION TO WATCH THE ANGLE OF CLIMB RELATIVE TO POWER LINES AT THE END OF THE STRIP. THE ACFT ABRUPTLY BANKED LEFT DURING INITIAL CLIMB AT A LOW ALTITUDE AGL, AND WHEN THE PILOT REGAINED CONTROL, HE ABORTED THE TAKEOFF NEAR THE END OF THE STRIP. THE ACFT OVERRAN THE END OF THE STRIP AND IMPACTED A DIRT BANK BESIDE A HIGHWAY AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE ACFT WAS LOADED TO NEAR MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT AND THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS 7050.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO USE PROPER AIRSPEED FOR TAKEOFF, RESULTING IN LOSS OF CONTROL DURING INITIAL CLIMB. FACTORS RELATING TO THE ACCIDENT WERE THE HIGH DA WEATHER CONDITIONS, POWER LINE OBSTRUCTIONS AND A HIGHWAY WITH A DIRT BANK AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY.

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