NTSB Identification: MIA69F0410
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: STEARMAN D75N1, registration: N69597

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4888  68/7/30    COLQUITT,GA         STEARMAN D75N1      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 41, 16725
        TIME - 0930                    N69597              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 3502 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    IN FLIGHT: CLEANUP SWATH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIDDEN OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 7300                       KIND OF OPERATION - DUSTING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  140                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- DUSTING PEANUTS. HIT ROLL OF HOG WIRE HIDDEN BY WEEDS. SULFUR IGNITED IN HOPPER.

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