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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43214
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:24-SEP-1996
Time:16:42
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-402
Owner/operator:Gardner Flying Service
Registration: N9130M
MSN: 402-0893
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Slocomb, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Madrid, AL
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
During a turn to reverse direction during an aerial application flight, the pilot lost control of the airplane which rolled inverted and impacted the ground. A witness heard the engine during the spray run and stated it sounded normal. Examination of the airplane and engine by the FAA and representatives of each manufacturer revealed no evidence of airframe or engine preimpact failure or malfunction. The flaps were determined to be retracted. CAUSE: The pilot's failure to maintain airspeed.

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001208X06791


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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