NTSB Identification: CHI94LA218.
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Accident occurred Friday, July 01, 1994 in MINOT, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1995
Aircraft: CALLAIR A9B, registration: N2851F
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT REPORTED HE WAS FLYING AN AERIAL APPLICATION SWATH RUN ALONG THE SIDE OF A HILL. HE SAID HE FLEW THROUGH A WHIRLWIND AND THE BOOM STRUCK THE WHEAT. THE AIRPLANE SWUNG AROUND AND STOPPED IN APPROXIMATELY 300 FEET

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the pilot's failure to maintain clearance from the wheat field. A factor was the turbulence.

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