Accident Snow S-2C N9492R, 05 Jun 2004
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178192
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Snow S-2C
Registration: N9492R
MSN: 1132C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near La Feria, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Blue Town, TX
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Upon completion of an aerial application pass on a cotton field, the 10,000-hour pilot initiated a turn to reverse direction to the cotton field for another run. Subsequently, the spray boom on the bottom of the right wing impacted a pipe stand that was hidden by vegetation and tall grass.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain clearance from the obstacle while maneuvering to perform an aerial application. A contributing factor was the high vegetation.




Revision history:

01-Aug-2015 15:27 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 18:03 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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