NTSB Identification: FTW68D0615
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BOEING A75, registration: N57989

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1419  68/5/28    STUTTGART,ARK       BOEING A75          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1030                    N57989              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 57, 9485 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            5000 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BESSEE AIR STRIP
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO ABORT TAKEOFF
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: HIGH VEGETATION
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 5000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          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 -  250
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- WING TIP HIT CROP OF OATS OFF RNWY.PLT UNABLE TO BECOME AIRBORNE,WENT OVER BANK.

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