NTSB Identification: FTW81DRD23
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N9509

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1098   81/5/8    KINDER,LA           GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1100                    N9509               PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 42, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 11500 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - FARM STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          KINDER,LA                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SOFT RUNWAY
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: SOFT SHOULDERS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 9999                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED                            CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  55
        REMARKS- HIT DITCH ON L SIDE OF RWY WHILE.AVOIDING SOFT SPOT ON THE RGT.

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