NTSB Identification: FTW86LA111.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31415.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 17, 1986 in LIVERPOOL, TX
Aircraft: Ayres S-2R, registration: N8935Q
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 WAS INVOLVED IN A AERIAL APPLICATION FLT WHEN THE ACFT STALLED DURING A TURN. THE PILOT STATED HE HAD TOO MUCH WEIGHT TO EXECUTE THE TURN AT THE AIRSPEED SELECTED. THE AIRSPEED WAS APRX 10 KTS ABOVE STALL SPEED AT THE TIME OF THE DOWNWIND TURN. HE HAD FULL FUEL AND A FULL LOAD OF FERTILIZER ONBOARD AT THE TIME. THE ACFT ROLLED AND NOSED DOWN STRAIGHT INTO A RICE FIELD.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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