NTSB Identification: ATL84LKG10.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25249.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 30, 1984 in AMERICUS, GA
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER S2R, registration: N9059N
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE HAD MANEUVERED TO FINISH SPRAYING A FIELD & WAS DESCENDING ON A TRIM RUN WHEN THE ENG COUGHED/HESITATED. HE STATED THAT HE BECAME DISTRACTED BY THE PROBLEM & BEFORE HE REALIZED IT, THE ACFT WAS CONVERGING ON TREES. HE TURNED THE ACFT TO THE RIGHT, BUT THE PLANE CRASHED INTO THE TREES & BURNED. THE AIRFRAME & ENG WERE DESTROYED BY THE FIRE.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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