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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43211
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:22-AUG-1984
Time:18:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-301
Owner/operator:Ag Air Inc
Registration: N2356M
MSN: 301-0396
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Plain Dealing, LA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
WITNESSES REPORTED THAT THE ACFT MADE A DESCENDING LOW LEVEL TURN AT THE END OF A SPRAY RUN, NOSED OVER AND DOVE INTO THE SOYBEAN FLD BEING SPRAYED. THE PLT WAS NOT WEARING A SHOULDER HARNESS OR HELMET WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. TOXICOLOGY RESULTS REVEALED A LOW LEVEL OF CHOLINESTERASE IN THE PLTS BLOOD. THE CHEMICAL BEING SPRAYED WAS METHYL PARATHION WHICH IS A CHOLINESTERASE INHIBITOR. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X40728


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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