NTSB Identification: CHI83LA207.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21602.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 10, 1983 in SMITHFIELD, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N69057
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 PLT HAD BEEN PRACTICING TOUCH-AND-GO LANDINGS. ON ABOUT THE 6TH OR 7TH TOUCH-AND-GO, HE APPLIED POWER TO TAKEOFF WHEN A GROUP OF DEER CROSSED THE RWY. HE STEERED TO THE LEFT TO AVOID THE ANIMALS, WENT OFF THE RWY, HIT A LARGE MOUND OF DIRT, THEN THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

OBJECT..ANIMAL(S)


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK


Contributing Factors

TOUCH-AND-GO..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

MANEUVER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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