NTSB Identification: FTW75FQG07
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N7223Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1894  74/7/20    SPEARMAN,TEX        PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 43, 1918
        TIME - 0445                    N7223Z              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 1621 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SPEARMAN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SPEARMAN,TEX                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS - VORTEX TURBULENCE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1703                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - NOT AVAILABLE
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- FOLLOWING TOO CLOSE.ENCOUNTERED WAKE TURBC FM DEPARTING ACFT,UN TO CLIMB.

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