NTSB Identification: SEA83LA082.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20248.
Accident occurred Monday, April 18, 1983 in HAINES, OR
Aircraft: STINSON L-5, registration: N6430C
Injuries: 2 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 AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE DURING A TAKEOFF AND NOSED OVER. THE RUNWAY WAS AN ALFALFA FIELD APPROXIMATELY 1000 FEET IN LENGTH WITH HIGH GROWTH. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS 4000 FEET. THE AIRCRAFT DID BECOME AIRBORNE BUT SETTLED BACK TO THE FIELD, AND TAKEOFF WAS CONTINUED WITH NOT ENOUGH DISTANCE REMAINING.

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

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

PERFORMANCE DATA..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:

DISTANCE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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