NTSB Identification: FTW75FRD55
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N677U

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1405  75/5/20    IOTA,LA             GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 35, 645
        TIME - 1030                    N677U               PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 281 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SITTIG
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          IOTA,LA                     LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: OBJECT                                    TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: HIGH VEGETATION
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  281                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
        REMARKS- RWY NARROWED MID LENGTH. BUSHES CAUGHT WG.

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