NTSB Identification: MIA70D0220
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269A, registration: N8937F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4191  69/8/29    LUGOFF,SC           HUGHES 269A         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 853
        TIME - 1830                    N8937F              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 13 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LUGOFF,SC                   LUGOFF,SC
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: UNCONTROLLED DESCENT
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY LOADED AIRCRAFT-WEIGHT-AND/OR C.G.
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  650                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED                            TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  300
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- ATTEMPTED JUMP-T/O,OVER LOADED.FAILED TO OBTAIN TRANSLATIONAL LIFT.

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