Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2000 Issue

Dec. 5, Clarksville, Md. / Cessna 182

At about 14:30 EST, a Cessna TR182 departed the runway during its takeoff roll at Haysfield Airport. The pilot and two passengers sustained minor injures. Tracks on the 2,400-foot grass runway indicate the airplane tracked down the centerline about 600 to 1,000 feet, then departed to the left, where the aircraft hit several trees. The pilot said he maneuvered the airplane to avoid two or three deer he saw enter the runway from the right....

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