NTSB Identification: FTW84LA192.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24706.
Accident occurred Friday, April 06, 1984 in LAMONT, OK
Aircraft: ROCKWELL A-9B, registration: N7776V
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.
THE PLT REPORTED THAT BETWEEN SWATH RUNS, HIS ATTENTION WAS DIRECTED TO SWATH MARKS ON THE GROUND, THEN HE TRIED TO DETERMINE HOW MUCH CHEMICAL WAS REMAINING IN THE HOPPER. AT ABOUT 100 FT AGL, WHILE IN A 50 DEG LEFT BANK, HE HEARD 'THE ENG SLOW DOWN' & FELT 'THE AIRPLANE SHAKE AS TRYING TO STALL.' HE THEN LOWERED THE NOSE & LEVELED THE WINGS, BUT THE ACFT IMPACTED THE GROUND & THE MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. THE PLANE THEN SLID TO A STOP WITH DAMAGE TO THE PROP & LEFT WING. THE PLT DID NOT REPORT ANY MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND
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