NTSB Identification: ATL94LA117.
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Accident occurred Friday, June 10, 1994 in BAINBRIDGE, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/24/1995
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N89972
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT REPORTED THAT DURING PRACTICE AGRICULTURAL SPRAY RUNS, THE AIRCRAFT ENGINE RPM REDUCED TO LESS THAN THAT REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN FLIGHT. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED AN EMERGENCY LANDING IN A FIELD. DURING THE LANDING THE AIRCRAFT WHEELS BOGGED IN THE SOFT TERRAIN, AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

The loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.

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