NTSB Identification: CHI85LA261.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29587.
Accident occurred Friday, June 28, 1985 in WASKISH, MN
Aircraft: CESSNA 188B, registration: N9254R
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.

DURING INITIAL TAKEOFF CLIMB OF AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLT THE PLT COULD NOT MAINTAIN ALT. WHILE HE WAS DUMPING THE CHEMICAL LOAD THE ACFT STRUCK TREES, IMPACTED THE TERRAIN AND BURST INTO FLAMES. THE PLT WAS NOT PROPERLY CERTIFICATED TO FLY UNDER FAR PART 137.

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

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

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


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