NTSB Identification: ATL85LA244.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28702.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 10, 1985 in BENTON, MS
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N731TS
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 PLT ATTEMPTED TO TAKEOFF ON THE RWY A DURING TAKEOFF GROUND RUN THE ACFT LIFTED OFF PREMATURELY AND STALLED INTO HIGH VEGETATION. THE PLT STATED THAT THE GRASS ON THE RUNWAY SHOULD HAVE BEEN CUT BEFORE IT GOT TOO TALL.

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

LIFT-OFF..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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