NTSB Identification: MIA74DKT80
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N6544

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1578  74/5/16    ANDYTOWN,FLA        GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 36, 9000
        TIME - 0700                    N6544               PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 2000 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ANDYTOWN,FLA                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 - IMPROPER OPERATION OF BRAKES AND/OR FLIGHT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
           TERRAIN - OTHER
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 2000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      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 - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
        REMARKS- LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR WHEEL STRUCK ROCK DURING T/O ROLL.PLT EXPOSED TO TOXIC CHEMICAL IN CRASH.

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