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N68KF accident description

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Crash location 45.570000°N, 117.528056°W
Reported location is a long distance from the NTSB's reported nearest city. This often means that the location has a typo, or is incorrect.
Nearest city Cove, OR
45.296526°N, 117.807987°W
23.3 miles away
Tail number N68KF
Accident date 08 Jul 2014
Aircraft type Delconte Emidio J Kitfox Series V
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot reported that during takeoff from a grass airstrip the right main landing gear of the tailwheel equipped airplane came in contact with standing water. The airplane veered to the right, which resulted in the left wingtip striking the ground. The airplane subsequently nosed over and came to rest inverted. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing spar. The pilot reported no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during takeoff when the airplane encountered standing water on the airstrip.

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