Monday, May 8, 2017

Grumman G-164B Super Ag Cat, N6944K: Accident occurred May 08, 2017 in Walnut Ridge, Lawrence County, Arkansas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Little Rock 

Wilson Flying Service Inc: http://registry.faa.gov/N6944K


NTSB Identification: GAA17CA267
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Monday, May 08, 2017 in Walnut Ridge, AR
Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G 164, registration: N6944K

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Aircraft on landing, went off the runway and flipped over.  

Date: 08-MAY-17
Time: 14:15:00Z
Regis#: N6944K
Aircraft Make: GRUMMAN
Aircraft Model: G164B
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: AERIAL APPLICATION
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: WALNUT RIDGE
State: ARKANSAS

WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) -  A man walked away without a scratch after his crop duster made a crash landing in Lawrence County Monday morning.

According to Chris Jones with the Lawrence Co. Office of Emergency Management, the crash happened around 9 a.m. at Wilson Flying Service, Highway 34 North.

The pilot was reportedly landing at the airstrip when his aircraft slid off the runway and turned over.

Jones said it is unknown what caused the crash. Though the plane was damaged, no injuries were reported.

The Lawrence Co. Sheriff’s Office, the Lawrence Co. Office of Emergency Management and the Walnut Ridge Fire Department all assisted in this accident.

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