NTSB Identification: IAD76FIG14
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N9828

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0992  76/4/24    DOWNSVILLE,MD       GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1715                    N9828               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 33, 4975 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            71 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          DOWNSVILLE,MD               FREDERICK,MD
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: PULLUP FROM SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - JETTISONED LOAD
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 5500                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -NOT FASTENED                         GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  475                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UPWIND
        REMARKS- PULLED UP TO AVOID TREES GROWING IN A ROCK BREAK HIT WIRES.FLEW UNDER WIRES ON PRECEDING RUNS.

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