Saturday, November 26, 2016

Air Tractor AT-401, N4539B: Carburetor Fire









AIRCRAFT:   1990 Air Tractor AT-401, N4539B, Serial #: 401-0763

ENGINE: M&M, S/N:  Pratt & Whitney  R-1340 AN-1, Serial # 23988

PROPELLER:  M&M, S/N:  Hamilton Standard 23D40/6533A-18, Serial # 211972

APPROXIMATE TOTAL HOURS (estimated TT & TSMO from logbooks or other information):

ENGINE:  TTSN: Unknown, Overhaul 10/02/11 (Tulsa)  TSMOH 616

PROPELLER:    TTSN: Unknown,  IRAN: 692

AIRFRAME:  9763                    

OTHER EQUIPMENT: None        

DESCRIPTION OF ACCIDENT:  Carburetor fire

DESCRIPTION OF DAMAGES: Extensive damage firewall forward, instrument panel, gear and wings
                           
LOCATION OF AIRCRAFT:   Dawson Aircraft, Clinton Arkansas         

REMARKS: Airframe shows its age and hours, damage to left flap and elevator trim tab. The aircraft has been disassembled for transportation to the storage facility. 

Read more here:   http://www.avclaims.com/N4539B.htm

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