NTSB Identification: NYC78FA079
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G, registration: N8593F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2357  78/8/13    RIVERHEAD,NY        BELL 47G            CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 25, 2900
        TIME - 1730                    N8593F              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 1900 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          RIVERHEAD,NY                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             TAKEOFF: RUNNING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          CLEAR                                                    UNLIMITED
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          3 MILES OR LESS                                          NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  TEMPERATURE-F
          HAZE                                                      76
        WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES                                   WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS
          150                                                       7
        TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS                               TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR                                                      NONE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  700                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - POTATOES                                  TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  50
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM                          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - ENTRY TO PROCEDURE TURN
        REMARKS- ROTOR RPM DECAYED ON INITIAL LIFT-OFF.ACFT HEAVILY LOADED. D/A 1300.

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