NTSB Identification: MKC78FCD50
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 300C, registration: N7431F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2773  78/8/31    BAXTER,IA           HUGHES 300C         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 30, 2000
        TIME - 1430                    N7431F              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 760 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HELI-PAD ON TRUCK
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BAXTER,IA                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    LANDING: POWER-ON LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 2000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES                             TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  900
        REMARKS- SPRAY BOOM STRUCK TRUCK WHILE MANEUVERING TO LAND ON MOBILE PAD.

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