NTSB Identification: CHI86FER18.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33297.
Accident occurred Monday, September 01, 1986 in NEW RICHMOND, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: SHANKS/BECKER ACRO SPORT, registration: N2263V
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACCORDING TO THE PILOT DURING LANDING ROLLOUT HIS LEFT WING ENCOUNTERED THREE TO FOUR FOOT HIGH GRASS GROWING UP TO THE EDGE OF THE TURF RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT THEN VEERED OFF INTO A DITCH. THE RUNWAY INVOLVED IS 2100 FEET LONG AND 75 FEET WIDE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OTHER AIRPORT/RUNWAY MAINTENANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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