NTSB Identification: FTW78DRG38
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N8596L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0746   78/5/1    PEARSALL,TX         PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1515                    N8596L              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 35, 5000 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            ALL IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PEARSALL,TX                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: FENCE,FENCEPOSTS                          LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PERSONNEL - MISCELLANEOUS-PERSONNEL: GROUND CREWMAN
           POWERPLANT - FUEL SYSTEM: RAM AIR ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OBSTRUCTED
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 5000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          GLOVES - NOT USED                                        CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  600
        REMARKS- INDUCTION AIR INTAKE BLOCKED BY COVER PLACED OVER CARB AIR FILTER DURING AIRCRAFT WASHING

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