NTSB Identification: SEA87LA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32904.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 12, 1987 in NYSSA, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N72166
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.

DURING TAKEOFF ROLL, A DOMESTIC SHEEP CROSSED THE STRIP IN FRONT OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE PILOT CUT ENGINE POWER AND MANEUVERED TO AVOID, BUT THE ANIMAL CROSSED BACK IN FRONT. CONTACT WITH THE PROPELLER CAUSED THE AIRCRAFT TO FLIP INVERTED.

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

OBJECT..ANIMAL(S)

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