NTSB Identification: SEA84LA130.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24711.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 12, 1984 in PASCO, WA
Aircraft: AYRES S2R-1820, registration: N4025K
Injuries: 2 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 WAS APPLYING HERBICIDES TO A CORN FIELD WHEN A POWER LOSS TO IDLE RPM OCCURRED. DURING AN EMERGENCY LANDING, THE MAIN GEAR SUNK INTO SOFT SAND & THE ACFT NOSED OVER. AN EXAM REVEALED THAT THE THROTTLE BRACKET, P/N 19703-5001, HAD FAILED.

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

THROTTLE/POWER LEVER..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY

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