NTSB Identification: LAX81DVA52
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 188, registration: N2086J

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2384  81/5/16  NR.MERCED,CA          CESSNA 188          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 40, 7562
        TIME - 1000                    N2086J              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 80 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DUSTER STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         MERCED,CA                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: ROLL
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
           70                                                       20
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 7000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SEEDING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      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 -  100
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        REMARKS- R MAIN GEAR HIT DIRT CLODS & SMALL DITCH/BERM ON SIDE OF RWY.PLT RPRTD WND GSTG 35KTS.

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