NTSB Identification: SEA81FYP05
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N4779Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0170  81/1/30    MESA,WA             PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 21, 320
        TIME - 0945                    N4779Y              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 35 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BASIN CITY,WA               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL: SPIN                                              IN FLIGHT: PROCEDURE TURNAROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           SYSTEMS - OTHER SYSTEMS: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ERRATIC
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LOAD NOT JETTISONED
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -   35                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     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 - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  600                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - SECOND 1/3 TURN
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- PLT OBSERVING FERTILIZER GATE OPERATION. ALFALFA CROP.

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