Sunday, May 27, 2018

Air Tractor AT-502B, N6180J, registered to and operated by Danny's Air Agri Service Inc: Accident occurred May 27, 2018 in Qulin, Butler County, Missouri

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; St. Louis, Missouri

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board: 
Location: Qulin, MO

Accident Number: CEN18LA194
Date & Time: 05/27/2018, 1200 CDT
Registration: N6180J
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 137: Agricultural 

On May 27, 2018, about 1200 central daylight time, an Air Tractor AT502B, N6180J, sustained substantial damage when it contacted a ditch during takeoff from a private airstrip near Qulin, Missouri. The pilot was not injured. The aircraft was registered to and operated by Danny's Air Agri Service, Inc. under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137 as an aerial application flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which operated without a flight plan. The local flight was originating at the time of the accident.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Manufacturer: AIR TRACTOR INC
Registration: N6180J
Model/Series: AT 502B B
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built:
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Agricultural Aircraft (137) 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site:
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: POF, 331 ft msl
Observation Time: 1153 CDT
Distance from Accident Site: 12 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 30°C / 22°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 5 knots, 210°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility:  10 Miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.91 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Qulin, MO (PVT)
Destination: Qulin, MO (PVT) 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude:

BUTLER COUNTY, MISSOURI (KFVS) - A small plane has crashed in Butler County, Missouri on Sunday, May 27.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, a crop duster crash on County Road 221 near County Road 220.

The pilot was uninjured. 

Missouri State Highway Patrol officers have cleared the scene.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been advised of the crash.

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