NTSB Identification: MIA87LA173.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33579.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 06, 1987 in VAIDEN, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/05/1988
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N9734
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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

THE PLT STATED THAT DURING THE TAKEOFF GROUND RUN THE ACFT TRAVELLED OVER A SMALL RISE ON THE RWY & BECAME AIRBORNE PREMATURELY. THE ACFT THEN COLLIDED WITH TREES WHILE THE PLT WAS TRYING TO MANEUVER IT TO AVOID A POPULATED AREA. THE ACFT THEN COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND & WAS DESTROYED BY POST IMPACT FIRE. THE PLT FURTHER STATED THAT HE CHOSE NOT TO DUMP THE CHEMICAL BECAUSE HE DID NOT WANT TO ENDANGER ANYONE ON THE GROUND.

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

LOAD JETTISON..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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