NTSB Identification: DEN87LA117.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34114.
Accident occurred Friday, May 01, 1987 in LAMAR, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1988
Aircraft: PIPER PA-36-375, registration: N2335X
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 COMMERCIAL PLT WAS ON TAKEOFF FROM A DIRT STRIP WITH A FULLY LOADED AG ACFT, FOR AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLT. AFTER LIFTING OFF PREMATURELY, THE ACFT SETTLED TO THE RWY. THE LEFT WING STRUCK A POST SKIDDING THE ACFT TO THE LEFT. AFTER CROSSING AN IRRIGATION DITCH, THE ACFT CAME TO REST IN A FIELD.

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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