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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43115
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:13-JUN-2000
Time:12:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ayres S-2R-T34 Turbo Thrush
Owner/operator:Griffin Ag
Registration: N3096Z
MSN: T34-170DC
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Helena, AR -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:NONE
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The commercial pilot finished spraying a field and was returning to a private airstrip to reload. The FAA inspector stated that a witness observed the airplane fly below unmarked power lines, impact the power lines, and then enter a 'steep climb...it then appeared to enter a stall, then spin into the ground.'
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain clearance with the power lines.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001212X21229&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
12-Dec-2017 18:50 ASN Update Bot Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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