NTSB Identification: IAD73DKM42
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BERG-AERO 19181A, registration: N2418

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1279  73/5/22    ARCHDALE,NC         BERG-AERO 19181A    CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1200                    N2418               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  48, 4064 TOTAL HOURS, 1
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MENDENHALL
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ARCHDALE,NC                 WARRENTON,VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: HIGH VEGETATION
        REMARKS- NARROW RUNWAY BORDERED BY WHEAT CROPS.ACFT HIT WHEAT CAUSING L GND LOOP.R GR COLLAPSED.

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