NTSB Identification: ATL84LA229.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25235.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 19, 1984 in CRENSHAW, MS
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N9112R
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 PILOT ACKNOWLEDGED THAT HE ATTEMPTED TO TAKE OFF ON AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLT WITH THE ACFT LOADED ABOVE ITS MAXIMUMCERTIFICATED GROSS WEIGHT. HE STATED THAT HE HAD PREVIOUSLY FLOWN WITH CHEMICAL LOADS & HAD NOT ENCOUNTERED PROBLEMS TAKING OFF. PRIOR TO THIS FLT, HOWEVER, A CHEMICAL WITH GREATER DENSITY (WEIGHT/VOLUME), WAS LOASED ABOARD THE ACFT. ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, HE HAD NOT CONSIDERED THE ADDED WEIGHT WHEN THE ACFT WAS LOADED. DURING THE ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF, THE ACFT WOULD NOT BECOME AIRBORNE. IT OVERRAN THE END OF THE 2650 FT LONG RWY & COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN.

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

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


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


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