NTSB Identification: WPR11FA390
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, August 18, 2011 in Forsyth, MT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N7666D
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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.

HISTORY OF FLIGHT

On August 18, 2011, about 0925 mountain daylight time, a Piper PA-18-150, N7666D, impacted an open area in mountainous terrain near Forsyth, Montana. Big Sky Wildlife Consultants operated the airplane under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a contract flight to count prairie dogs. The commercial pilot and one passenger were fatally injured; the airplane was substantially damaged as a result of impact forces and post impact fire.

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