NTSB Identification: DEN84LA215.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26206.
Accident occurred Monday, June 25, 1984 in MARION, SD
Aircraft: Eagle Aircraft Co. DW-1, registration: N8802R
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.

IN CRUISE FLT, OIL COVERED THE WINDSCREEN AND PLT ELECTED A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON A DIRT ROAD. ACFT COLLIDED WITH A MAILBOX ON ROLL OUT AND NOSED OVER. OIL FILLER CAP FOUND LOOSE.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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


Contributing Factors

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LUBRICATING SYSTEM..LEAK


Contributing Factors

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..DIRTY(FOGGY)


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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