NTSB Identification: LAX81FUM21
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: EAGLE DW-1, registration: N8801V

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3011  81/9/22    WESTMORELAND,CA     EAGLE DW-1          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 39, 9000
        TIME - 0259                    N8801V              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 400 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BRAWLEY,CA                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: ON GROUND                              IN FLIGHT: PULLUP FROM SWATH RUN
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - FUSELAGE: WINDSHIELDS,WINDOWS,CANOPIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - EXCESSIVE-WEAR/PLAY
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
                                  LATERAL CONTROL PROBLEM
                                  DIRECTIONAL CONTROL PROBLEM
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  0                   SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- CANOPY CAME OPEN,INTERRUPTED AIRFLOW TO RUDDER,ENCTRD UNCTLD L TURN W ENG PWR.DEFECTIVE LATCH SYS.

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