NTSB Identification: SEA85LA193.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28444.
Accident occurred Monday, June 03, 1985 in OROVADA, NV
Aircraft: Eagle Aircraft Co. DW-1, registration: N8804F
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.

AFTER COMPLETING HIS LAST SPRAY RUN, THE PLT BEGAN A TURN. DURING THE TURN, THE ENG LOST POWER, THEN RESTARTED & LOST POWER AGAIN. ATTEMPTS TO RESTART THE ENG WERE TO NO AVAIL. SINCE THE ACFT WAS STILL AT A VERY LOW ALT (APRX 50 FT), AN EMERG LANDING WAS IMMINENT. THE PLT LANDED IN A FIELD OF TALL ALFALFA & THE ACFT NOSED OVER. HE REPORTED THAT THE ENG HAD QUIT DUE TO A MECHANICAL PROBLEM, BUT NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS FOUND.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..NONE SUITABLE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..CROP

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