NTSB Identification: NYC69F0178
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G3B1, registration: N73247

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4360   68/8/5    SIPESVILLE,PA       BELL 47G3B1         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 29, 654
        TIME - 1115                    N73247              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, ALL IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: POWER-ON LANDING
           PROPELLER/ROTOR ACCIDENT TO PERSON                       STATIC: IDLING ROTORS
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY LOADED AIRCRAFT-WEIGHT-AND/OR C.G.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
           ROTORCRAFT - ROTOR ASSEMBLIES: DROOP STOPS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
           PILOT IN COMMAND - OPERATED CARELESSLY
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - POTATOES                                  TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - OTHER                             TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  2500                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - DOWNWIND
          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - SECOND 1/3 TURN
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- 337 LBS OVER GROSS.LOST RPM DURING CLIMB.BROKEN STOP LET M/R FLAP LOW.PLT GOT OUT,WAS HIT BY M/R.

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