NTSB Identification: DEN83LA093.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22935.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 02, 1983 in POWERS LAKE, ND
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N3944Z
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE WAS LANDING ON A ROAD NEAR A FRIEND'S HOUSE WHEN THE LEFT WING HIT A STEELPOST AND CAUSED THE ACFT TO VEER OFF THE ROAD AND INTO A DITCH. THE ACFT THEN NOSED OVER IN THE DITCH.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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