NTSB Identification: DEN81FTE27
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6879K

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0791   81/4/1  NR.YELLOW JACKET,CO   GRUMMAN G-164B      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 60, 12000
        TIME - 0930                    N6879K              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 3000 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         YELLOW JACKET,CO             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - LOOSE GRAVEL
           TERRAIN - WET,SOFT GROUND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  6000                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        REMARKS- L MAIN WHL ENCTRD SOFT DIRT/GRAVEL ON L SIDE OF ROAD,VEERED INTO DITCH BESIDE ROAD.

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