NTSB Identification: FTW90DPA06.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42934.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 14, 1990 in ROSEBUD, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/14/1992
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-260, registration: N4843Y
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

SHORTLY AFTER TAKING OFF FROM THE 2,000 FOOT LONG AGRICULTURAL AIRSTRIP, THE AIRPLANE BEGAN TO SETTLE, AND THE PILOT BEGIN DUMPING HIS LOAD OF INSECTICIDE. THE AIRPLANE MUSHED INTO AN ADJACENT COTTON FIELD. POST IMPACT FIRE CONSUMED MUCH OF THE WRECKAGE.

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

INADVERTENT STALL/MUSH. A FACTOR WAS: PREMATURE ROTATION.

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