NTSB Identification: MIA93LA169.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, August 04, 1993 in LOUISE, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/30/1994
Aircraft: AYRES S2R-T15, registration: N1950J
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT STATED HE WAS TAKING OFF FROM A ROAD EN ROUTE TO PERFORM AERIAL APPLICATION. THE WIND WAS FROM THE LEFT REAR AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS AND DURING THE TAKEOFF HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE LEFT AND THE LEFT WING HIT A UTILITY POLE.

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

THE PILOT IN COMMANDS DECISION TO TAKEOFF FROM A ROAD WITH A LEFT QUARTERING TAILWIND WHICH RESULTED IN HIS LOOSING DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDING WITH A UTILITY POLE.

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