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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59862
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ayres S-2R-T34 Turbo Thrush
Registration: N40208
MSN: T34-023
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Yuba County Airport (KMYV), Marysville, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Nicolas, CA
Destination airport:Marysville, CA (KMYV)
Investigating agency: NTSB
An Ayers S2R crop duster entered a left base for the runway at 500-600 feet, then turned left for a 3/4 mile final. At the same time a Grumman G164B entered a long final for the same runway. Neither aircraft had a VHF radio on board and neither pilot had visually acquired the other airplane. As the Grumman crossed the approach end of the runway for landing, the Ayers impacted it from above and behind. Both airplanes crashed entangled onto the runway.
Probable Cause: The failure of both pilots to see and avoid the other airplane while making their final approach for landing.




Revision history:

06-May-2009 06:00 slowkid Added
21-Dec-2016 19:25 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
02-Dec-2017 14:56 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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