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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134668
Last updated: 12 July 2020
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Date:14-MAY-2001
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT6T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-602
Owner/operator:Brandon Air Inc.
Registration: N50997
C/n / msn: 602-0506
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Dunlap, TN -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Dunlap, TN
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
After reloading the airplane with chemicals, the pilot attempted a takeoff from the dirt staging airstrip. The airplane never successfully lifted off of the ground but collided with tree stumps on the departure end of the dirt strip and burst into flames. The airplane was destroyed and a functional examination of the engine was not accomplished. No mechanical problems with the airplane were reported by the pilot.






Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to obtain liftoff airspeed for undetermined reasons. A factor was tree stumps on the departure end of the takeoff area.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20010516X00940&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
10-Dec-2017 11:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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