NTSB Identification: CHI67A0131
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G, registration: N208B

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-1049  67/6/13    HUDSONVILLE,MICH    BELL 47G            CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1628                    N208B               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 22, 312 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            56 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GRANVILLE
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -    3                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - AFT OF PILOT                      TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  670                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- WIRE ENTANGLED ON ACFT CAUSING LOSS OF CONTROL. PLT WAS SPRAYING CELERY.

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