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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43206
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Date:18-JUL-1987
Time:08:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-301
Owner/operator:Air Ag
Registration: N3652N
MSN: 301-0268
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Hollandale, MN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Albert Lea, MN (AEL)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
AFTER MAKING A SWATH RUN THE AIRCRAFT PULLED UP TO CLEAR POWER LINES. WITNESSES STATE THAT THE ENGINE CUT OUT AND AIRCRAFT PITCHED NOSE DOWN AND BEGAN TO ROTATE. THEY STATE THAT THE ENGINE REGAINED POWER JUST PRIOR TO IMPACT. SUBSEQUENT INVESTIGATION FAILED TO REVEAL ANY MECHANICAL DISCREPANCIES THAT WOULD HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE ACCIDENT. CONDITIONS WERE NOT CONDUCIVE TO CARB ICE AND FUEL WAS FOUND AT THE SITE IN THE LINES LEADING TO THE ENGINE. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X31429


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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