NTSB Identification: OAK78FVD52
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: ROCKWELL A-9B, registration: N7906V

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2062  78/8/15  NR.STOCKTON,CA        ROCKWELL A-9B       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0610                    N7906V              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 30, 3635 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            25 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         STOCKTON,CA                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - WINGS: BRACING WIRES,STRUTS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     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 -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  30                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- CARRY THROUGH WING STRUT-COMPRESSION-HEAVY CORROSION FAILED IN COMPRESSION,ACFT SPRAYING ALFALFA.

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