NTSB Identification: FTW68A0046
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BEECH C-18S, registration: N6795C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0717  67/10/21   BROWNSVILLE,TEX     BEECH C-18S         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 0950                    N6795C              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        48, 20550 TOTAL HOURS, 50
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - RIO GRANDE VALLEY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: SPIN                                              IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING TOWNS
          KIND OF CROP - MOSQUITO CONTROL                          TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - AFT OF PILOT                      TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  40                                SWAMPY/WATER
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- MOSQUITO CONTROL FLIGHT.

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