ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38969
Last updated: 21 October 2014
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Date:05-OCT-1999
Time:1820
Type:Silhouette image of generic M18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL-Mielec M-18 Dromader
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4779G
C/n / msn: 1Z012-31
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Weldon, AR -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Wynne, AR
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The agricultural airplane was last seen spraying a field at 1600 on the day of the accident. The wreckage of the airplane was located at 1820 in a field located 1/2 mile north of the field where the airplane was seen spraying. According to a report by the local authorities, a beer can was found 'crushed between [the pilot's] lap and face.' Toxicological testing detected 159 mg/dL (0.159%) ethanol in blood and 178 mg/dL (0.178 %) ethanol in vitreous. CAUSE: The cause of the accident was undetermined.

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001212X19951


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