NTSB Identification: FTW90DPG07.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42939.
Accident occurred Friday, August 03, 1990 in SHERRILL, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/14/1992
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER G-164B, registration: N8104K
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

SHORTLY AFTER TAKING OFF FROM THE APPROXIMATELY 2,000 FOOT LONG AGRICULTURAL AIRSTRIP, THE AIRPLANE SETTLED BACK TO THE TERRAIN. THE PILOT BEGAN DUMPING HIS LOAD OF INSECTICIDE BUT WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN FLIGHT AND 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:

PREMATURE LIFT OFF AND SUBSEQUENT STALL.

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