NTSB Identification: ATL81DLA11
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-2, registration: N2508

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1889  81/8/31    QUITMAN,GA          BELL 47G-2          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 32, 2877
        TIME - 1110                    N2508               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 251 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          QUITMAN,GA                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
        FACTOR(S)
           SYSTEMS - OTHER SYSTEMS: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  250                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (LIQUID)
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          GLOVES - NOT USED                                        GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED                            COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES
          TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING                                    ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  200
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- STRUCK COTTON CROP WHILE PRIMING SPRAY PUMP.PLT SAID HE WAS EXPOSED TO CHEM BFR FLT,EXTENT UNKN.

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