NTSB Identification: DEN84LA015.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23086.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 25, 1983 in OAKES, ND
Aircraft: Luscombe 8E, registration: N2759K
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.

AFTER A BRIEF STOP AT OAKS, ND, FOR FUEL, THE PLT TOOK OFF TO FLY ABOUT 5 MI TO HIS PRIVATE STRIP IN AN ALFALFA FIELD. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE GEAR HIT A GOPHER MOUND & THE ACFT 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


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)

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