NTSB Identification: FTW70DRG50
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A, registration: N3479Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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5-0028   70/6/2    SINTON,TEX          PIPER PA-18A        CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1430                    N3479Z              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 25, 643 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            13 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SINTON,TEX                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  643                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - NOT AVAILABLE
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
        REMARKS- LNDD ON A TURN ROW ADJACENT TO TALL GRAIN.SPRAY BOOM HIT TALL GRAIN,ACFT TURNED,BOOM BKN,TUBE BENT

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