NTSB Identification: LAX80DVD14
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G, registration: N927B

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1453  80/3/10    STOCKTON,CA         BELL 47G            CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 30, 961
        TIME - 1830                    N927B               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 312 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - STOCKTON METRO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          STOCKTON,CA                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS                       KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS
          TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC         PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
          GLOVES - NOT USED                                        GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED                            COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ROTOR BLADES HIT IRRIGATION VENT PIPE.SPRAYING BUSTRIL,DOW CHEMICAL 40.

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