NTSB Identification: FTW67A0021
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269A, registration: N8933F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0706   66/8/2    WYLIE TEX           HUGHES 269A         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 46, 4740
        TIME - 0615                    N8933F              PX-  0  0  1  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 140 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  140                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    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 -  540                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- LANDED,PICKED UP FLAGMAN,SPRAY BOOM SNAGGED CROP ON TAKEOFF,OVERCONTROLLED,SNAGGED OPPOSITE BOOM.

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