NTSB Identification: MKC78DCD04
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: ERCO 415C, registration: N87272

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3000  77/10/13   ALTON,IA            ERCO 415C           CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 20, 72 TOTAL
        TIME - 1630                    N87272              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  HOURS, 11 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ALTON,IA                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DELAYED ACTION IN ABORTING TAKEOFF
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - RAN OFF END OF RUNWAY
        REMARKS- TAKEOFF FROM HARVESTED CORN FIELD.ABORTED WHEN AIRCRAFT STRUCK ROUGH SOFT SPOTS.

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