NTSB Identification: SEA76FYG50
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-3B, registration: N58131

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1224  76/5/10    SPOKANE,WA          BELL 47G-3B         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 25, 2200
        TIME - 1230                    N58131              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 330 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SPOKANE,WA                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - OPERATED CARELESSLY
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  300                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -HILLY                                      ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  2200
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- PLT AWARE OF WIRES,BUT FORGOT ABOUT THEM DRG 3RD SWATH RUN

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