Runway excursion Accident Ayres S-2R-R1340 Thrush N3104S, 25 Apr 2011
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 198920
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ayres S-2R-R1340 Thrush
Owner/operator:Thompson Farm Air
Registration: N3104S
MSN: R1340-025
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Estelline, SD -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Estelline, SD
Destination airport:Estelline, SD
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that the airplane veered to the left as the tailwheel lifted off the runway during takeoff. He applied right rudder, but the airplane continued to the left. He then applied full right rudder and right brake, at which time, the airplane veered to the right. The airplane continued off the right side of the runway where it crossed a road and traveled through a barbed wire fence prior to coming to rest. The airplane fuselage received substantial damage. The pilot reported there was no malfunction or failure of the airplane.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control of the airplane during takeoff.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

11 Jun 2004 N3104S Private 0 Eagle Lake Airport (ELA) near Eagle Lake, Texas sub
12 Jul 2020 N3104S Wayson Air 0 Lee County, Keokuk, IA sub


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