NTSB Identification: DEN91LA122.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43946.
Accident occurred Monday, September 02, 1991 in STEAMBOAT SPRIN, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/03/1993
Aircraft: STINSON 108, registration: N40159
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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 TAKEOFF ROLL, JUST AFTER THE TAIL CAME UP, THE PILOT SAW A DEER ON THE RUNWAY. EVASIVE ACTION WAS TAKEN AND THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND OVERTURNED.

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

A SWERVE INITIATED BY THE PILOT IN COMMAND TO AVOID A COLLISION WITH A DEER DURING TAKEOFF ROLL.

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