NTSB Identification: OAK70DVG10
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: NAVAL FCTY N3N-3, registration: N45304

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1830  70/4/12    WILLOWS,CALIF       NAVAL FCTY N3N-3    CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1755                    N45304              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 23, 2200 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            40 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WEEMS STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED         WILLOWS,CALIF
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: OTHER
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PILOT FATIGUE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - NO RECORD OF BRIEFING RECEIVED
        WEATHER FORECAST - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     LEFT QUARTERING TAIL WIND 203-247 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           68                                                      100
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           13                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  150                       KIND OF OPERATION - SEEDING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
          GLOVES - USED                                            GOGGLES - USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED                            COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
        REMARKS- LDGS MADE WEST DUE PWR LINES W OF STRIP.WIND GUSTING 15K.OTHER ARPTS AVBL IN AREA.

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