NTSB Identification: ATL80DKQ21
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N731FB

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2190  80/8/26    HURLEY,MS           CESSNA A188B        CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 53, 1134
        TIME - 0855                    N731FB              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 586 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          THEODORE,AL                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: CLEANUP SWATH
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1134                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - BEANS                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT 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 -  50                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - ENTRY TO PROCEDURE TURN
        REMARKS- HIT TREE TOPS PULLING OUT AFTER CLEANUP SWATH.ELEVATORS THEN BECAME JAMMED.

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