NTSB Identification: DEN88LA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36807.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 12, 1988 in FORT PECK, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/21/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150C, registration: N7940Z
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.

THE PILOT MADE A TAKEOFF FROM A MUDDY, DIRT, ROAD. HE SAID THAT AFTER HE BECOME AIRBORNE HE PUT HIS AIRCRAFT INTO A SHARP TURN IN ORDER TO AVOID SOME POWER LINES. ALTHOUGH HE WAS SUCCESSFUL IN AVOIDING THE POWER LINES, HE INADVERTENTLY STALLED THE AIRCRAFT AND WAS UNABLE TO RECOVER BEFORE IMPACT WITH THE GROUND. HE FURTHER STATED THAT THERE WAS NOTHING WRONG WITH HIS AIRCRAFT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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