NTSB Identification: MKC88LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37311.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 02, 1988 in TARRY, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1989
Aircraft: ROCKWELL S-2R, registration: N3682X
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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

THE PILOT SAID THE ENGINE QUIT ABRUBTLY DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION TURN AROUND MANEUVER. HE ATTEMPTED TO LAND IN A NEARBY FARM FIELD AND BECAUSE OF THE SOFT TERRAIN CONDITIONS, THE ACFT NOSED OVER DURING THE ROLL OUT. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED A BROKEN DRIVE SHAFT ON THE FUEL PUMP, CAUSING FUEL STARVATION TO THE POWER PLANT.

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

FUEL SYSTEM,PUMP..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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