NTSB Identification: CHI85LA140.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29273.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 12, 1985 in MARSHALL, MN
Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30A, registration: N8863V
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 ACFT CONTACTED 10 FT HIGH TREES DURING TAKEOFF FROM A GRAVEL TAXIWAY. THE PLT THEN PERFORMED A FORCED LANDING IN A CULTIVATED FLD DURING WHICH THE LANDING GEAR SEPARATED FROM THE ACFT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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