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N2159C accident description

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Crash location 43.897777°N, 116.990000°W
Nearest city Nyssa, OR
43.876829°N, 116.994880°W
1.5 miles away
Tail number N2159C
Accident date 23 Jun 2015
Aircraft type Wsk Pzl Mielec M 18A
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot reported that during the takeoff roll, the airplane rolled over a bump on the runway surface and became airborne. The airplane descended to the runway while operating at takeoff power, resulting in a departure end runway excursion and collided with terrain. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the wings, fuselage and rudder.

The pilot reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane prior to the flight that would have precluded normal operation.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during takeoff, resulting in a runway excursion and collision with terrain.

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