NTSB Identification: FTW95LA290.
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Accident occurred Monday, July 10, 1995 in DE WITT, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/08/1995
Aircraft: WSK PZL MIELEC M-18 DROMADER, registration: N210H
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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FOLLOWING A 'NORMAL' LIFTOFF, THE PILOT 'STARTED TO TURN TOWARD FIELD, AIRCRAFT SETTLED' AND COLLIDED WITH MACHINERY AT THE END OF THE 2,600 FOOT AIRSTRIP. A REVIEW OF AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE DATA INDICATED THE AIRPLANE WAS NOT OVER GROSS WEIGHT AND ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS REQUIRED A TAKEOFF GROUND ROLL DISTANCE OF 750 FEET. NO ENGINE OR AIRFRAME DISCREPANCIES WERE REPORTED.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AIRSPEED AND THE RESULTING INADVERTENT STALL/MUSH.

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