NTSB Identification: ATL84LA163.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24633.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 05, 1984 in JESUP, GA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235, registration: N90856
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 PLT REPORTED HE WAS SPRAYING WATER AND AT THE END OF A SWATH RUN WHEN HE TURNED OFF THE SPRAY AND PULLED UP, THE ENGINE LOST POWER. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES DURING THE FORCED LANDING. NO MECHANICAL DISCREPENCIES OR MALFUNTIONS WERE FOUND AFTER THE ACCIDENT. THE CHEMICAL DISPENSING CONTROL AND THE THROTTLE QUADRANT ARE BOTH LOCATED ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE COCKPIT. THE THROTTLE, MIXTURE AND DISPENSING CONTROLS ALL MOVE WITH A FORE AND AFT MOTION. THE PILOT STATED HE LOOKED DOWN AND VERIFIED THAT HE INDEED MOVED THE DISPENSING CONTROL AND NOT THE THROTTLE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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