NTSB Identification: MKC76DCQ57
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47D-1, registration: N908B

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1060   76/6/4    SUBLETTE,KS         BELL 47D-1          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 24, 1775
        TIME - 1730                    N908B               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 635 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          SUBLETTE,KS                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  580                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          GLOVES - USED                                            GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - NOT AVAILABLE                             COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES
          TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING                                    ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  3000
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- WHEAT ENTANGLED IN THE SKIDS-PULLED ACFT INTO GROUND.

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