NTSB Identification: FTW86LRD19.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31041.
Accident occurred Friday, July 11, 1986 in CAMPTI, LA
Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR AT-301, registration: N3106L
Injuries: 1 Minor.
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 ACFT CRASH LANDED FROM ABOUT 60 FT AGL AFTER THE ENG QUIT DURING THE END OF A COTTON SPRAYING OPERATION. THE PLT SAID HE JUST DIVED & 'PANCAKED' WHICH SHEARED THE LANDING GEAR. THE REASON FOR THE POWER FILURE IS UNKNOWN. THE PLT SAID HE HAS HAD 20 POWER FAILURES, BLOWN JUGS, CAMSHAFT FAILURES, ETC BECAUSE THESE P&W ENGINES ARE 'TIRED IRON'.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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