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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202074
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:12-MAR-1999
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor 301
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N36484
MSN: 301-0232
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Finley, TN -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
During takeoff roll on Highway 181, the airplane encountered a gust of wind which blew the airplane off the asphalt surface. The airplane proceeded down an embankment and came to rest inverted. Skid marks from the airplane were apparent crossing the roadway and down the embankment. No mechanical malfunctions or failures were reported by the pilot or Federal Aviation Administration Inspector who examined the wreckage.
Probable Cause: The pilot's inadequate compensation for wind and his failure to maintain directional control. A factor was the gusting winds.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001205X00256&key=1


Revision history:

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