NTSB Identification: NYC75DNC33
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N8601L

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1225  75/5/22    MIDDLEBURY,VT       PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 33, 1400
        TIME - 1800                    N8601L              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 340 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MIDDLEBURY STATE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MIDDLEBURY,VT               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           TURBULENCE                                               TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO FOLLOW APPROVED PROCEDURES,DIRECTIVES,ETC.
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED AND CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - JETTISONED LOAD
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  600                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - FRUIT ORCHARDS                            TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
        REMARKS- TKOF ABT 3000 FT BEHIND LEAD ACFT AT APRX 100FT AGL ENCTRD VIOLENT R ROLL WITH NOSE DWN PITCH.

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