NTSB Identification: SEA68A0009
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BOEING B-17G, registration: N5237V

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0920  67/7/27    CARSON,WASH         BOEING B-17G        CR-  0  0  2  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 43, 4347
        TIME - 1630                    N5237V              PX-  0  0  0  FIRE CONTROL              TOTAL HOURS, 260 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: PULLUP FROM SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
           WEATHER - OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          SMOKE                                                     70
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          270                                                       10
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
        REMARKS- FIRE RETARDANT DROP ON GIFFORD PINCHOT NATL FOREST. VIS GRTLY REDUCED BY SMOKE.

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