NTSB Identification: DEN87LA100.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34001.
Accident occurred Friday, April 24, 1987 in WOOD, SD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/08/1988
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER A-9B, registration: N2755V
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.
A COMMERCIAL AG PLT WAS WORKING A FIELD WITH 2-4-D AND HAD BEEN SPRAYING FOR 15 MINUTES. ON A TURN TO REVERSE DIRECTION AT THE END OF A PASS, THE PLT STARTED A 45 DEGREE BANK PULL UP AND ADDED FULL THROTTLE. THE ENGINE THEN HAD A PARTIAL POWER LOSS AND BEGAN TO LOSE RPM. THE ACFT STALLED AND FELL RIGHT WING FIRST, 200 FEET TO THE GROUND. THE ENGINE, RIGHT WING AND RIGHT MAIN GEAR SEPARATED AND THE FUSELAGE CAME TO REST 50 FEET FROM THE IMPACT POINT. AN IMMEDIATE POST ACCIDENT FIRE DESTROYED MOST OF THE WRECKAGE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND
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