NTSB Identification: CHI84LA066.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22570.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 26, 1983 in LA PORTE, MI
Aircraft: STINSON 108-3, registration: N6881M
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 VEERED OFF THE RWY, HIT A DITCH AND NOSED OVER DURING TAKEOFF. THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL AND IT RAN OFF THE SIDE OF THE RWY INTO AN OPEN FIELD AND NOSED OVER.

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:

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN KIND OF AIRCRAFT..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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