NTSB Identification: NYC67F0653
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A, registration: N1866A

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0707   67/5/3    NASHUA,NH           PIPER PA-18A        CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 40, 750
        TIME - 0830                    N1866A              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 150 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BOIRE
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED OR KNOWN AIRCRAFT DAMAGE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  237                       KIND OF OPERATION - DUSTING OTHER
          KIND OF CROP - FRUIT ORCHARDS                            TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - AFT OF PILOT                      TERRAIN-TYPE -HILLY
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  300                               DENSE WITH TREES
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- AS PLT CHECKED SPRAY PATTERN ACFT HIT A TREE ANDBROKE THE LDG GR.FURTHER ACFT DAMAGE ON LANDING.

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