NTSB Identification: FTW94LA119.
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Accident occurred Sunday, April 03, 1994 in WHITEWRIGHT, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/07/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 208, registration: N9421F
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor,14 Uninjured.

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DURING SPORT PARACHUTE OPERATIONS THE AIRCRAFT INADVERTENTLY STALLED WHEN TOO MANY JUMPERS ATTACHED THEMSELVES ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE JUMPERS HAD BEEN BRIEFED ON LIMITING THE NUMBER TO EXIT AT ONE TIME TO SIX; HOWEVER, THEY IGNORED THESE INSTRUCTIONS. AS THEY DEPARTED THE AIRCRAFT THE PILOT REGAINED CONTROL AND LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE INADVERTENT STALL WHEN TOO MANY PARACHUTIST HUNG ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE AIRCRAFT.

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