NTSB Identification: DEN83LA127.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21735.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 28, 1983 in HILGER, MT
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A-150, registration: N3380Z
Injuries: 1 Serious.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE PILOT STATED THAT HE AND ANOTHER PILOT WERE SPRAYING A FIELD IN TANDEM FORMATION AT AN ALT OF ABOUT 10 FEET AGL. HE WAS ABOUT 1/2 MILE BEHIND THE LEAD ACFT AND SLIGHTLY TO THE LEFT. AFTER MAKING A SWATH RUN HE PULLED UP TO ABOUT 100 FT AGL AND STARTED MAKING A LEFT TURN WHEN THE AIRCRAFT SUDDENLY ROLLED RIGHT AND CRASHED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND
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