NTSB Identification: LAX77FUJ88
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N597Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1952  77/8/30    CHANDLER,AZ         GRUMMAN G-164       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 29, 8165
        TIME - 0820                    N597Y               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 175 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          CHANDLER,AZ                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               IN FLIGHT: SURVEY FIELD/AREA
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: OTHER
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           MISCELLANEOUS - VORTEX TURBULENCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 8100                       KIND OF OPERATION - DUSTING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - 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 -  1400                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- DROPPED NOTE TO FLAGMAN & CIRCLED. FLEW INTO OWN PROP WASH.

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