NTSB Identification: FTW81DQG44
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERO COMDR S2R, registration: N3685X

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1755  81/7/31    HITCHLAND,TX        AERO COMDR S2R      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1100                    N3685X              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        37, 6810 TOTAL HOURS, 650
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SPEARMAN,TX                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  850                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  3200                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- LNDG GEAR STRUCK TALL CLUMP OF JOHNSON GRASS DRG SPRAY PASS UNDER PWR LN.

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