NTSB Identification: MIA77FKJ29
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AEROSPATLE SA315B, registration: N90824

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2536  77/4/13    MCINTOSH,AL         AEROSPATLE SA315B   CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 32, 6135
        TIME - 0545                    N90824              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 275 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MCINTOSH,AL                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: EN ROUTE TO TREAT CROP
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - MISCELLANEOUS: POWERPLANT FAILURE FOR UNDETERMINED REASONS
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FUEL CONTAMINATION-EXCLUSIVE OF WATER IN FUEL
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: FUEL CONTROL
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 6135                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (LIQUID)
          KIND OF CROP - FOREST-TREES                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SLING LOADED                      TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  150
        REMARKS- ONE VALVE IN FUEL CONTROL PARTLY STUCK. BLACK FLAKES FOUND IN FUEL.

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