NTSB Identification: SEA80FYP34
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-2, registration: N73284

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1952  80/8/23    SUNNYSIDE,WA        BELL 47G-2          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 45, 9275
        TIME - 0725                    N73284              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 7925 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - TRUCK PLATFORM
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SUNNYSIDE,WA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: MAIN ROTOR                      TAKEOFF: VERTICAL
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    TAKEOFF: VERTICAL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - OTHER
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      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                             ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1000
        REMARKS- HIT TRUCK PLATFORM SUPPORT.

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