NTSB Identification: LAX88DVG09.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38117.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 30, 1988 in ROBBINS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/29/1989
Aircraft: Schweizer G-164B, registration: N3633C
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

DURING LANDING ROLL, AFTER AN AERIAL APPLICATION FLIGHT, THE SPRAYBOOM BECAME ENTANGLED IN WEEDS. THE AIRPLANE GROUND LOOPED AND NOSED OVER. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS OF THE AIRPLANE AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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