NTSB Identification: SEA67A0019
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G3B1, registration: N73287

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0879   66/9/1    MEDFORD OREG        BELL 47G3B1         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 40, 2583
        TIME - 0940                    N73287              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 453 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  380                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (LIQUID)
          KIND OF CROP - FRUIT ORCHARDS                            TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES                             TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1550                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- PLT SURVEYED THE AREA AND SAW THE WIRES BEFORE HE STARTED TO SPRAY THE ORCHARD.

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