NTSB Identification: MIA84FA188.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24609.
Accident occurred Monday, June 18, 1984 in ELKTON, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA C-188, registration: N8233G
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE FARM GRASS STRIP FOR A SPRAY MISSION ESTIMATED TO TAKE ABOUT 20 MINUTES. WHEN THE AIRCRAFT FAILED TO RETURN THE PILOTS BUSINESS PARTNER STARTED LOOKING FOR THE AIRCRAFT AND PILOT. THE AIRCRAFT WAS FOUND ABOUT ONE AND ONE HALF MILE FROM THE DEPARTURE AIRPORT. THERE WERE NO KNOWN WITNESSES AND THE PILOT WAS SEVERLY BURNED AND COULD NOT SPEAK. HOWEVER WHEN ASKED IF HE HAD ENGINE, PROPELLER OR FLIGHT CONTROL PROBLEMS, HE SHOOK HIS HEAD NEGATIVE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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