ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 39372
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Date:15-SEP-1986
Time:1000
Type:Silhouette image of generic M18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL-Mielec M-18 Dromader
Owner/operator:Arkla Flyers
Registration: N2710L
C/n / msn: 1Z008-02
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mer Rouge, LA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Mer Rouge, LA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
THE PILOT PULLED UP STEEPLY AT THE END OF A SPRAY RUN AND STARTED A TURN-AROUND. DURING THIS TIME HE ALLOWED THE AIRSPEED TO BLEED OFF TO THE POINT AT WHICH THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND ENTERED A SPIN WITHOUT SUFFICIENT ALTITUDE TO RECOVER BEFORE GROUND IMPACT OCCURRED. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION FAILED TO REVEAL EVIDENCE OF A PREIMPACT AIRCRAFT OR ENGINE PROBLEM. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X34783


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