NTSB Identification: LAX77DUM28
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N4830Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0680  77/4/26    HOLTVILLE,CA        PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0745                    N4830Y              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 49, 16000 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 4500 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - D & S FLYING SVC
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HOLTVILLE,CA                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: DIRT BANK                                 TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED AND CLEARANCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1400                       KIND OF OPERATION - DUSTING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          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                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  30
        REMARKS- DUSTING ALFALFA.

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