NTSB Identification: MKC68F0130
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N6198Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2782  67/7/27    QUILIN, MO          PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 38, 349
        TIME - 1700                    N6198Z              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 72 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - IGNITION SYSTEM: MAGNETOS
           POWERPLANT - IGNITION SYSTEM: SPARK PLUG
           MISCELLANEOUS - FOREIGN MATERIAL AFFECTING NORMAL OPERATIONS
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -   72                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - NOT AVAILABLE
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  310
        REMARKS- SPARK PLUGS IN NO.2 AND 4 CYL CONTAMINATED WITH COARSE SAND. BOTH MAGNETOS CRACKED IN DISTR BLOCK.

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