NTSB Identification: DEN92FA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46844.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 10, 1992 in FREDERICK, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/30/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N5569B
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor,3 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
DURING TAKEOFF ROLL WHILE HAULING PARACHUTE JUMPERS FROM A PRIVATE AIRSTRIP, THE AIRCRAFT FAILED TO BECOME AIRBORNE, DEPARTED THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDED WITH A DITCH. THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST UPRIGHT PARTIALLY EXTENDING ONTO A COUNTRY ROAD WHICH BORDERED THE AIRSTRIP. WEIGHT OF THE AIRCRAFT WAS COMPUTED TO BE 250.5 POUNDS OVER MAXIMUM CERTIFIED GROSS WEIGHT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT AND OPERATOR ATTEMPTING TO OPERATE THE AIRCRAFT OVER MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT.
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