NTSB Identification: MIA86FA185.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31655.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 18, 1986 in DUNDEE, MS
Aircraft: AYRES S2R-1820, registration: N4023P
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE AG ACFT WAS FLYING LOW OVER A WATER COVERED MUDDY RICE FIELD WHEN THE ENG STOPPED RUNNING. THE PLT THEN JETTISONED THE LOAD OF FERTILIZER & ENTERED A STEEP RIGHT TURN. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE GROUND ON THE RIGHT WING & NOSE, THEN CARTWHEELED. A WITNESS STATED THAT HE THOUGHT THE PLT MAY HAVE BEEN ATTEMPTING TO TURN BACK SO AS TO LAND ON A DIRT ROAD. ONLY RESIDUAL FUEL WAS FOUND IN OR AROUND THE ACFT AFTER THE ACCIDENT. THE SURVIVING FLAGMAN/PAX STATED THAT HE WAS SURE THE ACFT HAD NOT BEEN REFUELED PRIOR TO THE FLT. THIS WAS THE LAST FLT OF THE DAY.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLUID,FUEL..EXHAUSTION

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

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


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