NTSB Identification: FTW95LA207.
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Accident occurred Friday, May 19, 1995 in MCGEHEE, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/16/1995
Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR AT-502, registration: N4536Q
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Uninjured.

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THE AIRCRAFT WAS PARKED IN THE CHEMICAL LOADING AREA, AND WAS UNOCCUPIED WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING. SUBSEQUENTLY, A GROUND CREW MEMBER, WHO WAS LOADING CHEMICALS, WALKED INTO THE TURNING PROPELLER AND RECEIVED FATAL INJURIES.

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

THE GROUND SERVICE PERSON'S LACK OF ATTENTION AND FAILURE TO REMAIN CLEAR OF THE TURNING PROPELLER.

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