NTSB Identification: MIA75DKQ08
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N8617L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2480  74/8/17    DODDSVILLE,MISS     PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 36, 3800
        TIME - 0915                    N8617L              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 800 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SHURDEN AG STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DODDSVILLE,MISS             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: ABORTED
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 TAKEOFF: ABORTED
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           MISCELLANEOUS - EVASIVE MANEUVER TO AVOID COLLISION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INTENTIONAL GROUND-WATER-LOOP-SWERVE
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DISREGARD OF GOOD OPERATING PRACTICE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1600                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    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 -  130                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- OTR ACFT ON TKOF ROLL PLT INITIATED TKOF.PLT TURNED ACFT INTO COTTON FLD WHEN OTR ACFT ABORTED T/O

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