NTSB Identification: CHI78FEK20
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269B, registration: N9336F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1421  78/5/24    MECHANICSBURG,OH    HUGHES 269B         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 39, 1254
        TIME - 1930                    N9336F              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 1032 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MECHANICSBURG,OH            LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE AND CLEARANCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -   19                       KIND OF OPERATION - DUSTING OTHER
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES
        REMARKS- PLT STATED HE MADE TURN-AROUND CLOSE TO GROUND AND SETTLED DURING START OF SWATH RUN.

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