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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43205
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:20-JUN-1992
Time:06:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-301
Owner/operator:C & L Flying Service
Registration: N3649D
MSN: 301-0234
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Rocky Ford, CO -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WHILE FLYING BETWEEN FIELDS ON AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLIGHT, THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GROUND IN A SHALLOW DIVE WITH POWER ON THE ENGINE. WEATHER AT THE TIME WAS 800 FEET OVERCAST SKIES AND GROUND FOG. CAUSE: THE PILOTS FAILURE TO MAINTAIN ALTITUDE DUE TO SPATIAL DISORIENTATION. FACTORS WERE: LOW OVERCAST SKIES AND GROUND FOG.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001211X14842


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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