NTSB Identification: MIA68F0127
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N7073D

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0775  67/8/18    SECTION,ALA         PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 31, 430
        TIME - 1730                    N7073D              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 50 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: NORMAL CRUISE
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - IGNITION SYSTEM: MAGNETOS
           POWERPLANT - IGNITION SYSTEM: IGNITION HARNESS,SHIELDING
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING OFF AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -   40                       KIND OF OPERATION - DUSTING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - AFT OF PILOT
        REMARKS- HIT BOULDER ON FARM ROAD.ROUGH ENGINE DUE TO MALFUNCTION OF LEFT MAGNETO/CRACKS IN HARNESS.

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