NTSB Identification: SEA86LA202.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32035.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 10, 1986 in PRESTON, ID
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N5576F
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTED THAT THE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO TAKE OFF FROM A FARMER'S FIELD AND FAILED TO CLEAR A DIKE. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT CARTWHEELED INTO A COUNTY LANDFILL AND WAS DAMAGED.

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

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

CLEARANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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