NTSB Identification: OAK78DVA61
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BOEING A75, registration: N1730B

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1603  78/7/21  NR.CHOWCHILLA,CA      BOEING A75          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1030                    N1730B              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 39, 1085 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            100 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PODS STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         CHOWCHILLA,CA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: ON GROUND                              TAKEOFF: RUN
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
        REMARKS- RIGHT MAIN GEAR SCISSOR FAILED.

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