NTSB Identification: MIA86LA084.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30579.
Accident occurred Monday, February 24, 1986 in HOMESTEAD, FL
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER G-164B, registration: N3629J
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 SHE HAD COMPLETED ONE SPRAY PASS WITH ONE TON OF FERTILIZER ABOARD & PULLED UP IN A TURN TO ABOUT 200 FT. AT THAT TIME THE ACFT 'HIT A POCKET OF DEAD AIR.' THE ACFT NOSED DOWN AND ALTHOUGH THE PLT DUMPED THE CHEMICAL LOAD, SHE COULD NOT RECOVER IN TIME TO AVOID THE CRASH.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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