NTSB Identification: MKC83LA134.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20691.
Accident occurred Friday, June 24, 1983 in DENTON, NE
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N2506D
Injuries: 4 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 WENT OFF THE RUNWAY DURING TAKEOFF. THE PILOT SAID THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THE LEFT AFTER THE TAILWHEEL WAS RAISED.HE SAID HE BROUGHT THE ACFT BACK TO THE CENTERLINE BUT IT DRIFTED LEFT AGAIN AND ENTERED TALL GRASS BESIDE THE RUNWAY. AS THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO REGAIN THE RUNWAY THE LEFT MAIN AND TAIL GEAR CONTACTED ROUGH TERRAIN AND BROKE.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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