NTSB Identification: DEN89LA044.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38370.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 17, 1988 in BASIN, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/04/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 150E, registration: N6122T
Injuries: 1 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 PLT ATTEMPTED A TAKEOFF FROM HIS SHORT FARM FIELD STRIP. DURING THE TAKEOFF GROUND RUN, THE PLT REALIZED THE ACFT WOULD NOT HAVE FLYING SPEED AND CLEAR THE FENCE AT THE END OF THE FIELD. HE ELECTED TO TRY TO JUMP THE ACFT OVER THE FENCE AND LAND ON THE OTHER SIDE. THE NOSE GEAR CLEARED THE FENCE BUT THE MAIN GEAR CAUGHT THE WIRE. AFTER LANDING ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE, THE PLT FOUND SEVERAL HUNDRED FT OF BARBED WIRE ATTACHED TO THE LANDING GEAR.

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:

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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