NTSB Identification: FTW85LA275.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28044.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 04, 1985 in FREDERICK, OK
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE T8F, registration: N1580B
Injuries: 2 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 PLT STATED HIS FOOT SLIPPED OFF THE RIGHT RUDDER PEDAL WHICH ALLOWED THE ACFT TO VEER LEFT OFF THE RWY. THE ACFT HIT A DITCH AND FLIPPED OVER. FAA COORDINATOR CONFIRMED INITIAL NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE ACFT.

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

RUDDER..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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