NTSB Identification: FTW81DPG28
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6778K

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1023  81/5/22    LEXA,AR             GRUMMAN G-164B      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0700                    N6778K              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 30, 3075 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            800 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LEXA,AR                     LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: PULLUP FROM SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WINDSHIELD,DIRTY,FOGGY,ETC.-RESTRICTED VISION
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 3075                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - NOT AVAILABLE
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  240
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND                          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - ENTRY TO PROCEDURE TURN
        REMARKS- PLT STATED SPRAYING STAM WHICH COVERED WINDSHIELD DURING SWATH RUN.

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