Accident Rockwell S-2R Thrush Commander N4992X, 09 Jul 2010
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 288348
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Time:18:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rockwell S-2R Thrush Commander
Owner/operator:Bob Ruhe Ag Service Inc
Registration: N4992X
MSN: 5037R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Deshler, Ohio -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Leipsic, OH (R47)
Destination airport:Leipsic, OH (R47)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported that the engine lost power during the middle of a spray run when he was just above the height of the corn crop. He turned the airplane away from the town and power lines before it contacted small trees and a ditch during the forced landing in a bean field. Both wings were substantially damaged. A teardown of the engine and a functional check of the fuel control unit, high pressure fuel pump, and the propeller governor failed to reveal any failures that would have prevented the engine from producing power.

Probable Cause: A loss of engine power for undetermined reasons.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

04-Oct-2022 21:28 ASN Update Bot Added

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