NTSB Identification: FTW79DRA20
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47-G4, registration: N1150W

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0798  79/4/24    ALVIN,TX            BELL 47-G4          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0710                    N1150W              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 28, 3460 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            705 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ALVIN,TX                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: FLAGMAN,LOADER                            IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
           PERSONNEL - MISCELLANEOUS-PERSONNEL: GROUND CREWMAN
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  350                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          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                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  50
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- FLAGGER STEPPED UP ON RICE LEVEE.

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