NTSB Identification: OAK78FVA40
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N4363Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0647  78/4/29  NR.REEDLEY,CA         PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 22, 1270
        TIME - 0900                    N4363Y              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 540 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GREAT WESTERN
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          REEDLEY,CA                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH VEGETATION
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  500                       KIND OF OPERATION - DUSTING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - GRAPES                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  400                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        REMARKS- RT WING STRUCK TALL GRASS ON TKOF FROM COUNTY ROAD.

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