NTSB Identification: LAX85FJA01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27870.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 29, 1985 in PAANILO, HI
Aircraft: EMAIR MA-1, registration: N9924M
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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 PLT INITIATED HIS 1ST SPRAY PASS UPHILL WITH ABOUT A 5 TO 10 KT QUARTERING TAIL WIND. WHILE ON THE SWATH RUN, HE NOTED THE AIRSPEED WAS DECAYING, SO HE ABORTED THE PASS BY TURNING INTO THE WIND. HOWEVER, THIS RESULTED IN FLYING OVER MORE RAPIDLY RISING TERRAIN. THE PLT APPLIED FULL POWER & DUMPED HIS LOAD, BUT THE ACFT IMPACTED IN A CANE FIELD.

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

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

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..UPHILL





Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RISING


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP

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