NTSB Identification: MIA70DLD25
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N4433Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2120  70/5/13    ARCADIA,FLA         PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 25, 1200
        TIME - 0645                    N4433Y              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 160 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ARCADIA,FLA                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: PULLUP FROM SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WINDSHIELD,DIRTY,FOGGY,ETC.-RESTRICTED VISION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SUNGLARE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  160                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  60
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM                          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - FIRST 1/3 TURN
        REMARKS- E RUN INTO SUN,SPRAY ON WINDSHIELD.HIT DEAD PINE TREE,NO FOLIAGE. SPRAYING MELONS.

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