NTSB Identification: CHI81FER39
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N6140Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1335  81/5/31  NR.LAKE ELMO,MN       PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 39, 2475
        TIME - 1135                    N6140Z              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 548 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LAKE ELMO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         LAKE ELMO,MN                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: CLEANUP SWATH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  548                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING                                    ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  935
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM

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