NTSB Identification: FTW81DPD17
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N6604

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0987   81/4/1  NR.GRANBURY,TX        GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 560
        TIME - 0820                    N6604               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 150 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         GRANBURY,TX                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: PULLUP FROM SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  200                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - FRUIT ORCHARDS                            TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          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 -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  710                               DENSE WITH TREES
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM                          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - ENTRY TO PROCEDURE TURN
        REMARKS- SPRAYING LINDANE ON PECAN TREES.

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