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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177644
Last updated: 22 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AT6T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-602
Owner/operator:Quinn Aviation Inc.
Registration: N5013C
C/n / msn: 602-0428
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Brookland, AR -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Jonesboro, AR
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
After applying chemical to a field, the 5,400-hour pilot attempted to maneuver the turbine powered airplane under power lines. During the maneuver, the airplane's vertical stabilizer impacted the power line. The pilot initiated a climb to 200 feet in an attempt to locate a safe landing area. Subsequently, the pilot managed to land the airplane in a rice field without further incident.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain clearance with the power lines while maneuvering.



Other occurrences involving this aircraft

2 Jan 2009 N5013C Quinn Aviation Inc 1 12 miles from Philadelphia, MS sub

Revision history:

07-Jul-2015 18:17 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:59 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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