NTSB Identification: MKC84LA168.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24227.
Accident occurred Monday, June 11, 1984 in DEXTER, MO
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER S2R, registration: N8986Q
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 AG STRIP HAD RECENTLY BEEN GRADED TO INCREASE ITS WIDTH FROM 20 FT TO 50 FT. SOME CLUMPS OF DIRT AND SOD HAD BEEN LEFT ON THE STRIP. THE PLT SAID THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THE LEFT DURING TAKEOFF ROLL AND HIT SOME OF THE DIRT CLODS. THE PLTSAID HE OVERCORRECTED TO THE RIGHT AND THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR HIT A DITCH. THE ACFT NOSED DOWN AND CAUGHT ON FIRE AFTER STOPPING.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE OBJECTS


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..FOREIGN SUBSTANCE COVERED

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