NTSB Identification: MKC87LA120.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34006.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 06, 1987 in MEDIAPOLIS, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/08/1988
Aircraft: Eagle Aircraft Co. DW-1, registration: N8803S
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.

THE PIC ATTEMPTED TO DEPART DOWNWIND ON A RURAL FARM LANDING STRIP DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION OPERATION. THE ACFT FAILED TO ATTAIN FLYING SPEED AND THE ACFT STRUCK A FENCE AND DITCH BEYOND THE AIRPORT BOUNDARY.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VLOF)..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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