NTSB Identification: MIA87LA142.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33381.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 22, 1987 in DUNDEE, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: Air Tractor AT301, registration: N3652B
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.

THE PLT STATED THAT WHEN REVERSING DIRECTION AFTER AN AERIAL APPLICATION MANEUVER THE ENG QUIT. HE THEN LANDED THE ACFT IN A CREEK DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ALTITUDE TO CLEAR TREES THAT WERE IN THE FLIGHT PATH. UPON TOUCHDOWN THE ACFT NOSED OVER AND CAME TO REST INVERTED. INSPECTION OF THE ACFT REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF PRE-IMPACT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION. NO DETERMINATION COULD BE MADE AS TO THE REASON FOR THE ENGINE FAILURE.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,GLASSY

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