NTSB Identification: SEA01LA019.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, November 14, 2000 in BROADUS, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/06/2001
Aircraft: Piper PA-18, registration: N8415Y
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 a telephone conversation with the National Transportation Safety Board on June 4, 2001, the pilot stated that he was departing from a private, snow-covered runway. He reported that the airplane stalled shortly after becoming airborne and impacted terrain in a nose low attitude. To date, the National Transportation Safety Board has not received a completed Form 6120.1/2 (Pilot/Operator Aircraft Accident Report) from the pilot.

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

The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control during the takeoff phase of the flight.

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