NTSB Identification: DEN83LA096.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21306.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 14, 1983 in ASHLAND, MT
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N9891E
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.

THE ACFT LIFTED OFF EARLY, STALLED, DROPPED A WING AND CARTWHEELED TO A STOP. THE LEFT MAIN GEAR WAS SHEARED OFF IN THE IMPACT. THE PILOT STATED THAT DURING THE TAKEOFF FROM HIS OWN RANCH AIRSTRIP A HORSE RAN OUT ON THE RWY IN FRONT OF THE ACFT. HE SAID THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH DISTANCE TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF SO HE ROTATED EARLY TO TRY AND FLY OVER THE HORSE, BUT THE ACFT STALLED AND DROPPED BACK TO THE RWY.

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

MANEUVER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR STRUT..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..ANIMAL(S)

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