NTSB Identification: LAX76FVA47
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N7980

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0479  76/3/18    BAKERSFIELD,CA      GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 34, 7700
        TIME - 0655                    N7980               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 1800 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BAKERSFIELD,CA              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           FIRE OR EXPLOSION: IN FLIGHT                             IN FLIGHT: SURVEY FIELD/AREA
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS - UNDETERMINED
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INCAPACITATION
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - *ERROR-INVALID CODE*
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 7500                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED                        COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - INSTALLED                                    TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  400
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- PILOT WAS LOOKING OVER FLD AT 75 FT WHEN FIRE BROKE OUT BOTTOM OF ACFT. HAZARDOUS VAPORS AVAIL.

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