NTSB Identification: FTW79DRJ19
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-2A, registration: N166

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1423  79/7/31  NR.PLAUCHEVILLE,LA    BELL 47G-2A         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0900                    N166                PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 33, 3580 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            1864 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         PLAUCHEVILLE,LA              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      LANDING: ROLL-ON/RUN-ON
           ROLL OVER                                                LANDING: ROLL-ON/RUN-ON
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - POORLY PLANNED APPROACH
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 2800                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - BEANS                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES                             TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
        REMARKS- PILOT LET ROTOR RPM GET LOW ON LANDING.SPRAY BOOM CAUGHT IN BEANS.AIRCRAFT INVERTED

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