NTSB Identification: CHI92FA211.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 48066.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 25, 1992 in BOONVILLE, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1993
Aircraft: STINSON 108-3, registration: N948C
Injuries: 2 Fatal,1 Serious,1 Minor.

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.

THE AIRPLANE STRUCK POWER LINES NEAR DEPARTURE END OF RUNWAY AND CRASHED INTO A PARKING LOT AND WAS DESTROYED BY A POST CRASH FIRE. THE AIRPLANE HAD FULL FUEL, THREE PASSENGERS, AND 100 HUNDRED POUNDS OF BAGGAGE. THE RUNWAY WAS 2600 FEET LONG, THE SURFACE WAS LONG GRASS, AND THE GROUND WAS SOFT AND UNEVEN. THE AIRPLANE WAS APPROXIMATELY 175 POUNDS OVER MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT. TAKEOFF DISTANCE REQUIRED FOR 50 FOOT OBSTACLE CLEARANCE WAS 3188 FEET.

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

INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PLANNING, AND EXCEEDING THE PERFORMANCE CAPABILITY OF THE AIRPLANE BY THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND.

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