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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 241035
Last updated: 8 September 2020
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Date:16-AUG-2020
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 35
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N6643Y
C/n / msn: D-10264
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:White Owl, SD -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:White Owl, SD (None)
Destination airport:Tea, SD (Y14)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that he was taking off from a private dry grass airstrip. The takeoff run was slightly uphill and into a slight wind. As the airplane accelerated, the pilot had "increasing trouble keeping the airplane from going left." The airplane then departed the airstrip to the left. He continued thinking the airplane was going to lift off. The airplane traversed a small ditch and became airborne. The airplane didn't climb or descend and continued to turn left toward a row of hay bales. The left main landing gear struck the top of the hay bales, which turned the airplane sideways, and the airplane impacted the ground and skidded to a stop. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing. The pilot reported there were no preimpact mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airframe and engine that would have precluded normal operation.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200817X33853&key=1


Revision history:

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