NTSB Identification: SEA83LA090.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21108.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 26, 1983 in MALAD CITY, ID
Aircraft: MAULE M-4-220C, registration: N40314
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.

DURING AN INTERVIEW, THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE HAD REMOVED ICE FROM THE ACFT & ATTEMPTED TO DEPART FROM A SNOW COVERED ALFALFA FIELD, APRX 1000 FT LONG. THE ACFT DID NOT BECOME AIRBORNE & THE PLT ELECTED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF. DURING THE ABORT, THE ACFT CONTINUED OFF THE ALFALFA FIELD & WENT ONTO A FURROWED FIELD WHERE IT NOSED OVER.

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:

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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