NTSB Identification: DEN90LA141.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42121.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 23, 1990 in WHEATLAND, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1992
Aircraft: BEECH 23, registration: N2310J
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.

THE PRIVATE PILOT ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF FROM A GRAVEL STRIP WITH CALM WINDS, AND A DENSITY ALTITUDE CALCULATED TO BE 8,000 FEET. HE REPORTED LIFTING OFF EARLY, DRIFTING TO THE LEFT, AND APPLYING RIGHT RUDDER. THE PLANE SETTLED BACK ON THE STRIP WITH THE NOSE WHEEL TURNED TO THE RIGHT, THE PILOT SAID THE PLANE TURNED RIGHT ABRUPTLY, DEPARTED THE RUNWAY, STRUCK A FENCE AND CAME TO REST NOSE DOWN, WITH WING AND EMPENNAGE DAMAGE.

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

PERMATURE LIFTOFF.

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