NTSB Identification: MIA88LA229.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37472.
Accident occurred Monday, July 18, 1988 in MOORHEAD, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR AT-301, registration: N23640
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

WHILE ON AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLT DURING THE GROUND ROLL THE WIND CHANGED FROM A HEADWIND TO A TAILWIND. THE PLT DUMPED THE LOAD OF CHEMICAL IN AN ATTEMPT TO CLIMB BUT THE ACFT CRASHED INTO A FISH POND.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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