NTSB Identification: FTW70F0215
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N4538Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3906  69/9/11    HUGHES,ARK          PIPER PA-25         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 50, 12000
        TIME - 1600                    N4538Y              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 200 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HUGHES
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HUGHES,ARK                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  210                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- TAILWHEEL CAUGHT TWO WIRES OF SECOND ROW OF WIRES.

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