NTSB Identification: CHI77FEV22
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G5, registration: N8142J

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0548  77/4/15    ENFIELD,IL          BELL 47G5           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0830                    N8142J              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 45, 7685 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            2275 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ENFIELD,IL                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: UNCONTROLLED                IN FLIGHT: MANEUVER TO AVOID OBSTRUCTION
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE AND CLEARANCE
           MISCELLANEOUS - EVASIVE MANEUVER TO AVOID COLLISION
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (LIQUID)
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED              TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  400                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- PLT BANKED ACFT ABRUPTLY TO AVOID TREE, ROTOR RPM DETERIORATED, ATTEMPTED LNDG, SKID COLLAPSED.

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