NTSB Identification: CHI84LA276.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24780.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 01, 1984 in WILLIAMSTON, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N3495J
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.

SOME COWS RAN INTO THE PATH OF THE ACFT DURING TAKEOFF. THE PLT TURNED AS SOON AS AIRBORNE TO AVOID THE ANIMALS AND HAD TO TURN AGAIN TO AVOID POWERLINES. IN THIS MANEUVERING THE ACFTS LEFT WING HIT A TREE AND THE ACFT CARTWHEELED.

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

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

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

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..ANIMAL(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION(MARKED)


Contributing Factors

MANEUVER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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