NTSB Identification: SEA76FYC45
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HILLER ACFT UH-12E, registration: N9785C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1890  76/5/14  NR.TILLAMOOK,OR       HILLER ACFT UH-12E  CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0800                    N9785C              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 26, 3454 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            99 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         TILLAMOOK,OR                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: MANEUVER TO AVOID OBSTRUCTION
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE ROTOR R.P.M.
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS - EVASIVE MANEUVER TO AVOID COLLISION
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  100                       KIND OF OPERATION - DEFOLIATION (LIQUID)
          KIND OF CROP - FOREST-TREES                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          CRASH BAR - INSTALLED                                    TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES
          TERRAIN-TYPE -MOUNTAINOUS                                ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1600
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- SPRAYING,LOST RPM WHILE MANEUVERING ARND TALL TREE,SETTLED,STRUCK T/R,ENTERED SPIN,ROLLED DN HILL.

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