NTSB Identification: SEA86LA146.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31361.
Accident occurred Friday, June 13, 1986 in MOORE, ID
Aircraft: PIPER PA-36-300, registration: N3742E
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.
DURING AN AERIAL APPLICATION TURN A RAPID RATE OF DESCENT DEVELOPED. THE PILOT RELEASED THE CHEMICAL LOAD AT ABOUT 100 FEET AGL AND THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED TO DESCEND TO THE GROUND EVEN THOUGH THE PILOT LEVELED THE WINGS AND INITIALLY LOWERED THE NOSE. THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE GROUND IN A WINGS LEVEL ATTITUDE CONTACTING AND EMBANKMENT NOSE FIRST AND THEN COMING TO REST AFTER CROSSING A ROAD. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WAS APRX 8,800 FT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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