NTSB Identification: SEA88LA090.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36017.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 10, 1988 in LIND, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: AYRES S2R THRUSH, registration: N5660X
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION MANEUVER, A TOTAL LOSS OF POWER OCCURRED DUE TO THE NUMBER NINE CYLINDER FAILING. A RESTART WAS ATTEMPTED, BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL. THE PILOT MADE A FORCED LANDING ONTO A VERY SOFT SANDY FIELD, WHERE THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER INVERTED DURING THE LANDING ROLL.

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

ENGINE ASSEMBLY,CYLINDER..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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