NTSB Identification: DEN85LTG07.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27975.
Accident occurred Monday, August 19, 1985 in MOTT, ND
Aircraft: AERONCA 058B, registration: N47500
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.

WHILE DEPARTING A STUBBLE FIELD, THE AIRCRAFT'S TIRE RAN INTO A SOFT SPOT IN THE GROUND AND THE AIRCRAFT TURNED AND STRUCK THE SHOULDER OF A ROAD. THE RIGHT GEAR BROKE AND THE RIGHT WING TIP STRUCK THE GROUND, THE RIGHT STRUT BROKE, THE TAIL WHEEL AND RUDDER WERE DAMAGED ALONG WITH THE PROP.

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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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