NTSB Identification: FTW83LA278.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22613.
Accident occurred Friday, June 10, 1983 in TUCKER, AR
Aircraft: CESSNA 188, registration: N731VF
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.

THIS WAS THE FIRST LOADED DEPARTURE FROM THE SHORT, RUTTED STRIP WHICH HAD POWER LINES ACROSS EACH END. DURING TAKEOFF THE PLT REALIZED HE WAS GOING TO CLEAR THE POWER LINE & STARTED TO DUMP THE LOAD. HOWEVER, THE FERTILIZER WOULD NOT DUMPFAST ENOUGH. THE PLT TURNED TO PARALLEL THE POWER LINE WHICH RESULTED IN THE ACFT BEING DOWNWIND & THE ACFT SETTLED INTOTHE GROUND.

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

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

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

AIRSPEED..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

MANEUVER..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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