ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 295700
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Narrative:The pilot reported that when he landed on the airstrip, he had trimmed the aircraft for a short field landing. During the takeoff, he reported that he did not retrim the aircraft and during the takeoff ground run, the control yoke came back into his lap. The aircraft lifted off briefly, then stalled with the left wing down. The pilot aborted the takeoff and reduced power. The aircraft traveled off the north side of the runway and crossed a rough wheat field. The aircraft came to rest over an embankment along side a dirt road.
|Date:||Sunday 15 June 2003|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Lewistown, Montana -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||Lewistown, MT|
|Destination airport:||Billings-Logan International Airport, MT (BIL/KBIL)|
|Investigating agency: ||NTSB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
Probable Cause: Inadequate preflight planning/preparation prior to takeoff, and the pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control during the takeoff. An inadvertent stall and rough terrain were factors.
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|Investigating agency: ||NTSB |
|Report number: || |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||8 months|
|Download report: || Final report|
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