NTSB Identification: FTW70DRA20
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N6852Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2131   70/5/7    PORT ARTHUR,TEX     PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 47, 3580
        TIME - 0635                    N6852Z              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 447 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - RUSSELL STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PORT ARTHUR,TEX             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: BRAKING SYSTEM (NORMAL SYSTEM)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: WET RUNWAY
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  500                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING TOWNS
          KIND OF CROP - MOSQUITO CONTROL                          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 - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- L BRAKE O RING FAILED.

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