NTSB Identification: DEN88LA070.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35462.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 14, 1988 in CIRCLE, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N55PA
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.

PLT AND PASSENGER WERE HUNTING COYOTES FROM THE AIR. UPON LANDING TO PICK UP A COYOTE THEY HAD SHOT, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED DEEP SNOW AND NOSED OVER.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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