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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215558
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:21-SEP-2018
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT8T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Air Tractor AT-802A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N968JB
MSN: 802A-0669
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Logan County SW of Napoleon, ND -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Napoleon, ND
Destination airport:Napoleon, ND
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that, during an agricultural application flight, the airplane’s right wing struck a power line pole and then impacted terrain.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to both wings, the fuselage, and the empennage.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilot’s failure to maintain clearance from a power line pole during an agricultural application flight.

Sources:

NTSB
FAA register: https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=968JB

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Images:


Photo: FAA

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Sep-2018 05:20 Geno Added
15-Apr-2019 14:43 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]
15-Apr-2019 16:05 harro Updated [Source, Narrative, Photo]

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