NTSB Identification: MIA89LA014.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37879.
Accident occurred Friday, October 21, 1988 in LA BELLE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182A, registration: N4930D
Injuries: 3 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 SOFT FIELD TAKEOFF FROM A ROUGH STRIP THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A HOLE CAUSING THE NOSE WHEEL TO DROP ONTO THE RUNWAY HARD. THE NOSE WHEEL SEPARATED AND THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT AND COLLIDED WITH A DRAINAGE DITCH. .

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..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..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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