NTSB Identification: SEA88LA081.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36091.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 19, 1988 in GRACE, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/16/1989
Aircraft: ROCKWELL A-9B, registration: N7657V
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT/OWNER NOT CERTIFICATED FOR AERIAL APPLICATION. NO RECORD FOUND OF PRIOR EXPERIENCE IN AERIAL APPLICATION. REPLACED CERTIFICATED PLT FOR UNDET REASON. WITNESSES OBSERVED ACFT ENTER STALL/SPIN DURING FIRST AERIAL APPLICATION TURNAROUND MANEUVER IN STRONG CROSSWIND. TOX SHOWED THERAPEUTIC LEVEL OF DIAZEPAM (VALIUM).

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IMPAIRMENT(DRUGS)..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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