NTSB Identification: FTW84LA324.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25104.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 26, 1984 in ABERNATHY, TX
Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR AT-301, registration: N2344T
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE BANK OF A DRAINAGE DITCH IN A FIELD DURING A SPRAY OPERATION AT WHICH TIME THE LEFT MAIN GEARWAS KNOCKED OFF THE ACFT. A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING WAS MADE DURING WHICH THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED AND THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED.

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

ALTITUDE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD

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