NTSB Identification: SEA69D0115
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-4, registration: N6786D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3934  68/9/30    ELTOPIA,WASH        BELL 47G-4          CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 44, 14000
        TIME - 1120                    N6786D              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 600 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1600                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING FORESTS
          KIND OF CROP - SAGE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          GLOVES - NOT USED                                        GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED                        COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  800
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- TOXICOLOGICAL TEST SHOWED PLT CHOLINESTERASE LEVEL NORMAL.

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