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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176318
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:08-APR-2004
Time:17:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ayres S2R-T34
Owner/operator:Benger Aero Spraying, Inc.
Registration: N2320T
MSN: T34-260
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Friona, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Friona, TX (X54)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The 15,798-hour pilot reported during the landing roll on runway 22, he moved the propeller condition lever to the BETA position, and subsequently "lost visibility." The "wind pushed the airplane off the left side of the runway." As the pilot attempted to go around, the left wing struck a tractor located approximately 40 feet left of the runway. The pilot reported wind from the northwest at 17 knots, with moderate rain at the time of the accident.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control during landing roll. Contributing factors were prevailing crosswind, rain, and the restricted vision from water on the windscreen, and a vehicle parked near the runway.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20040426X00514&key=1

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-May-2015 17:05 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 17:52 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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