NTSB Identification: LAX80FVA66
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SNOW 600S2R, registration: N5632X

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2142   80/9/3  NR.LEMOORE,CA         SNOW 600S2R         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 2120                    N5632X              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 42, 8368 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            330 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BOSTON RANCH
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         LEMOORE,CA                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: EN ROUTE TO TREAT CROP
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 2000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - 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 -  250
        REMARKS- WITNESSES RPRTD-PLT UNFAMILIAR W AREA.

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