NTSB Identification: DEN83LA006
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Saturday, October 02, 1982 in MALTA, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1983
Aircraft: BELL 47G3B1, registration: N7928S
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 "WAS SPRAYING THE ALFALFA FIELD WEST TO EAST" AND THAT "THERE WERE TALL COTTONWOOD TREES ON THREE SIDES. A VERY SUDDEN WIND "CAME UP" AND "PUSHED" HIM INTO A TREE.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

Index for Oct1982 | Index of months