NTSB Identification: FTW85FPA01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29537.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 25, 1985 in ROCKWALL, TX
Aircraft: Air Tractor AT301-A, registration: N2361C
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 ACFT NOSED OVER DURING A FORCED LANDING IN A PLOWED FIELD AFTER THE ENGINE QUIT. LATER EXAM SHOWED WATER AND FUEL IN THE CARBURETOR. THE PLT HAD EXPRESSED CONCERN ABOUT CONTAMINATED FUEL. THE FUEL CAME FROM THE PLT/OPERATORS OWN SUPPLY.

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

AIRCRAFT SERVICE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FUEL SUPPLY..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

FLUID,FUEL..WATER


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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