NTSB Identification: FTW69F0040
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N6710Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1858  68/6/23    ELKHART,KANS        PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0726                    N6710Z              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 42, 3000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            1000 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ELKHART
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SUNGLARE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 2500                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  3640                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- STRUCK 12 FT HIGH STANDPIPE.

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