NTSB Identification: FTW82DA277B
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Monday, July 12, 1982 in JUSTIN, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/12/1983
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N48635
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Uninjured.

THE AERIAL APPLICATION AIRCRAFT WAS RETURNING TO LAND WHEN IT COLLIDED WITH ANOTHER AIRCRAFT THAT WAS ON A STRAIGHT-IN FINAL APPROACH. THE PILOT OF THE OTHER AIRCRAFT STATED THAT HE WAS BELOW AND AHEAD AT ABOUT 150 FEET AGL WHEN THE COLLISION OCCURRED. BOTH AIRCRAFT CRASHED TOGETHER ON THE RUNWAY AND FLIPPED INVERTED. THE APPLICATOR PILOT WAS NOT INJURED. THE OTHER PILOT HAD MINOR INJURIES BUT WAS HOSPITILIZED FOR INHALATION OF POISON SPRAY.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

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