NTSB Identification: MKC78DCD43
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-36, registration: N44043

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2134  78/8/12    IRVING,IA           PIPER PA-36         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 36, 469
        TIME - 1030                    N44043              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 72 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LIVERMORE,IA                IRVING,IA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED AND CLEARANCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  373                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1200                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UPWIND
        REMARKS- COLLIDED WITH CORN.

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