Accident Rockwell S-2R Thrush Commander N8856Q, 11 Jun 2005
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 293641
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Time:09:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Rockwell S-2R Thrush Commander
Owner/operator:Doyan Moreland
Registration: N8856Q
MSN: 2342R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Watson, Arkansas -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Watson, AR
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The 8,170-hour pilot reported that while performing aerial application of fertilizer on a field, the engine lost power. As the pilot initiated a forced landing to the cotton field he was spraying, the airplane stalled and impacted the ground. Examination of the airplane revealed that approximately two inches of fuel was in the right wing fuel tank. Prior to recovery of the airplane, a salvage team removed 20 gallons of fuel from the right wing fuel tank. Examination of the radial engine revealed no mechanical anomalies. The reason for the loss of engine power could not be determined.

Probable Cause: The loss of engine power for undetermined reasons and the pilot's failure to maintain adequate airspeed which resulted in a stall.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report

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