NTSB Identification: FTW74DQG63
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERO CMDR 600S2R, registration: N5649X

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1244  74/5/31  NR.MARYNEAL,TEX       AERO CMDR 600S2R    CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 45, 5435
        TIME - 1050                    N5649X              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 67 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         MARYNEAL,TEX                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
           TERRAIN - LOOSE GRAVEL
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        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                  WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
          NONE                                                      60
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           18                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 3662                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING FORESTS
          KIND OF CROP - MESQUITE                                  TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          CRASH BAR - INSTALLED                                    TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  2600
        REMARKS- PLT LND ON GRAVEL RD.WND GUSTS TO 25K.

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