NTSB Identification: SEA70DXM17
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N3289Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2298  70/5/29  NR.BORDER,WYO         PIPER PA-18         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 57, 16000
        TIME - 0625                    N3289Z              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 700 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          UNUSED HIGHWAY,WYO          LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1500                       KIND OF OPERATION - DEFOLIATION (LIQUID)
          TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC            PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
          GLOVES - NOT USED                                        GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED                            COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - AFT OF PILOT
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- SPRAY BOOM CAUGHT ON BRUSH ALONGSIDE NARROW T/O AREA,ACFT CARTWHEELED AND BURNED.

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