NTSB Identification: DEN83LA011
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, October 23, 1982 in CAMP CROOK, SD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/23/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-125, registration: N1190A
Injuries: 1 Serious,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.

PILOT MAKING LOW ALTUTUDE TURNS FOUND CONTROLS JAMMED AND COLLIDED LEFT WING LOW IN DESCENT WITH BALES OF HAY. FUSELAGE WAS FOUND TO CONTAIN SPENT AND LIVE SHOTGUN SHELLS UNDER THE FLOOR. AILERON HAD A FIRING PIN FROM A SHOTGUN LODGED IN A PULLEY. THE PILOT HAD BEEN AN AERIAL HUNTER FOR YEARS.

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

FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM..JAMMED

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

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP

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