NTSB Identification: MIA85LA005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26091.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 13, 1984 in MILES CITY, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N8336B
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 COLLIDED WITH HEAVY BRUSH AND THE GROUND DURING A TAKEOFF FROM A WET SOD RWY. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE RWY HADBEEN FURROWED BY WILD HOGS AND HE AND HIS 13 YEAR OLD SON HAD TRIED TO REPAIR THE DAMAGE PRIOR TO TAKEOFF. A TAKEOFF WASATTEMPTED USING SOFT FLD TECHNIQUE ACCORDING TO THE PLT. ACCORDING TO A WITNESS THE TAKEOFF WAS BEGUN FROM AN INTERMEDIATE POINT ON THE RWY RATHER THAN THE END. NTSB INVESTIGATORS FAILED TO FIND FURROWS OR REPAIRS ON THE RWY WHEN CHECKED 2 DAYS AFTER THE ACCIDENT.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..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

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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