NTSB Identification: DEN73DTC09
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N3086Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2501  72/9/26    KAYCEE,WYO          PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 32, 322
        TIME - 1130                    N3086Z              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 213 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT -  GOSNEY RANCH
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          KAYCEE,WYO                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FAILED TO USE ALL AVAILABLE RUNWAY
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                     270
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           15                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- PILOT STATED WIND GUSTING TO 25 KNOTS.

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