NTSB Identification: FTW81DRJ13
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6809Q

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0864  81/4/28  NR.MER ROUGE,LA       GRUMMAN G-164B      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 35, 3585
        TIME - 1900                    N6809Q              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 1200 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BACON
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         MER ROUGE,LA                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED WRONG RUNWAY RELATIVE TO EXISTING WIND
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF POWERPLANT & POWERPLANT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 3000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SEEDING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  80                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- ON DWNWND T/O PLT FAILED TO ADVANCE PROP TO MAX RPM.

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