NTSB Identification: ATL84LLT11.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26192.
Accident occurred Friday, June 22, 1984 in SHELBY, MS
Aircraft: CESSNA T188C, registration: N9931J
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.
ACFT WAS DEPARTING ON THE NINTH AERIAL APPLICATION FLT OF THE OPERATION. WEATHER HAD BEEN CLEAR BUT THUNDERSTORMS WERE BUILDING IN THE LOCAL AREA. ON TAKEOFF ROLL, A STRONG GUST FROM THE LEFT REAR CAUSED LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. ACFT VEERED LEFT AND COLLIDED WITH RICE LEVEE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER EVALUATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT
COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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