NTSB Identification: MKC79FER46
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BOEING E-75, registration: N5269N

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3893  78/5/23    PERHAM,MN           BOEING E-75         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0945                    N5269N              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 56, 14200 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 5000 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PERHAM MUNI
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PERHAM,MN                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           POWERPLANT - PROPELLER AND ACCESSORIES: HYDRAULIC PITCH CONTROL MECHANISM
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPER ALIGNMENT/ADJUSTMENT
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 6000                       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 - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - BELLY                             TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1375                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - DOWNWIND
        REMARKS- PLT STATED MAX RPM OBTAINABLE WAS 250RPM LESS THAN NORMAL.NEW PROP SETTINGS SAME AS SET AT O/H.

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