NTSB Identification: DEN82FTM15
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 28, 1982 in WOODS CROSS, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/28/1983
Aircraft: OAR ACAPELLA, registration: N360CB
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT AS HE WAS LIFTING THE NOSE WHEEL DURING TAKEOFF WHEN THE LEFT TIRE ENCOUNTERED 1 TO 2 INCHES OF WATER AND BROKEN PAVEMENT. HE STATED THAT THE PLANE VEERED LEFT AND HE APPLIED FULL RIGHT RUDDER TO RECOVER, THEN THE AIRCRAFT WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, THE PLANE ENCOUNTERED TALL, WET GRASS AND HE WAS UNABLE TO OBTAIN FLYING SPEED, SO HE ABORTED, BUT THE LEFT WING HIT A PILE OF CINDER BLOCKS. A WITNESS REPORTED THAT THE AIRCRAFT BECAME AIRBORNE WHEN THE PLANE HIT A DIP IN THE RUNWAY AND IT CONTINUED TO FLY UNTIL IT CRASHED.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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