NTSB Identification: MKC87LA088.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33412.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 23, 1987 in LINCOLN, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: Eagle Aircraft Co. DW-1, registration: N8802B
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 WAS SPRAYING 2/4/D WHEN ONE SPRAY NOZZLE STUCK OPEN.RATHER THAN KILL ALFALFA AND TREES DURING THE TURNAROUNDS, THE PLT ELECTED TO LAND ON A DIRT ROAD AND REPAIR THE NOZZLE. HE MISJUDGED THE WIDTH OF THE ROAD AND ON TOUCHDOWN, THE RIGHT WING TOUCHED DOWN ON TOP OF A FENCE. THE PLT MOVED THE ACFT TO THE LEFT TO GET OFF THE FENCE AND THE LEFT WHEEL WENT OFF THE ROAD INTO SOFT DIRT. THE ACFT FLIPPED FORWARD TO THE INVERTED POSITION.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

CLEARANCE..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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