NTSB Identification: MIA75FLA04
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: EL TOMCAT MK-5A, registration: N9008T

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2893  74/7/10    GRACEVILLE,FLA      EL TOMCAT MK-5A     CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 24, 2161
        TIME - 1730                    N9008T              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 756 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GRACEVILLE,FLA              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: MANEUVER TO AVOID OBSTRUCTION
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS - EVASIVE MANEUVER TO AVOID COLLISION
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  500                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - AFT OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  166
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - DOWNWIND
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- AVOIDING WIRES.

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