Date: January 09, 1998
Time: 17:04
Location: Maiden, North Carolina
Operator: Mountain Air Cargo
Flight #: ?
Route: Maiden, NC - Greensboro, NC
AC Type: Cessna 208B Caravan I
Registration: N913FE
cn / ln: 208B-0013
Aboard: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: During takeoff, the cargo plane drifted off the runway to the left returned, drifted to the right, over ran the runway, became airborne and collided with trees. The pilot's failure to remove the control lock prior to takeoff and his failure to abort the takeoff when he was unable to initiate a climb, resulting in the aircraft over running the runway and colliding with trees on the departure end of the runway. Contributing to the accident was the pilot's self-induced pressure to arrive at his destination to attend a family affair.

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