NTSB Identification: IAD75DKM01
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269A, registration: N8934F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1844   74/7/7    SHELBY,NC           HUGHES 269A         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 43, 180
        TIME - 0930                    N8934F              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 116 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SHELBY,NC                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED AND ALTITUDE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  180                       KIND OF OPERATION - DUSTING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    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 - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES                             TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  850                               HILLY
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- STRUCK A TERRACE IN DENSE COTTON.

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