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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43204
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:20-MAR-1995
Time:18:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-301
Owner/operator:Bringham Flying Service
Registration: N5237S
MSN: 301-0131
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Meade, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:(MEJ)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE MANEUVERING DURING AERIAL APPLICATION, THE AIRPLANE IMPACTED A UTILITY POLE WITH THE RIGHT WING AND DESCENDED INTO THE TERRAIN. SUBSEQUENT EXAMINATION FAILED TO REVEAL ANY PRE- IMPACT ANOMALIES WITH THE AIRPLANE OR ANY PHYSICAL CONDITION OF THE PILOT WHICH WOULD HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE ACCIDENT. CAUSE: the pilot's not obtaining/maintaining clearance with the utility pole. A factor was the utility pole.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001207X03098


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]

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