NTSB Identification: MKC79FTK17
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269B, registration: N9329F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0897   79/6/7    CANISTOTA,SD        HUGHES 269B         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 2120                    N9329F              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 30, 2221 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            340 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CANISTOTA,SD                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           PROPELLER/ROTOR FAILURE: MAIN ROTOR                      IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           ROTORCRAFT - TRANSMISSION ROTOR DRIVE SYSTEM: ENGINE DRIVE SHAFT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1500                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1600                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- SPLINES ON LOWER DRIVE SHAFT, P/N269A5504-3,SHEARED.950 HRS TOTAL ON FAILED PART.

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