NTSB Identification: LAX80DUJ43
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G5, registration: N2127

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1841   80/3/3  NR.SOMERTON,AZ        BELL 47G5           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 2686
        TIME - 2100                    N2127               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 73 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DUSTER PAD
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         SOMERTON,AZ                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           SYSTEMS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: GENERATORS/ALTERNATORS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - ELECTRICAL FAILURE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -   23                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES                             TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  100                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - ENTRY TO PROCEDURE TURN
        REMARKS- BROCCOLI.WOODRUFF KEY,SPLINED DRIVE COUPLING TO ROTOR SHAFT,FAILED.NIGHT AG OPS.

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