NTSB Identification: MIA77FLD50
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: SIKORSKY H19E, registration: N95760

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2550  77/4/15    LADY LAKE,FL        SIKORSKY H19E       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 28, 2200
        TIME - 0230                    N95760              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 239 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GATOR LAKE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LADY LAKE,FL                LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: IN FLIGHT                              LANDING: POWER-OFF AUTOROTATIVE LANDING
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - RPM-UNCONTROLLABLE-OVERSPEED
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING ON AIRPORT/SEAPLANE BASE/HELIPT.
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  800                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - FRUIT ORCHARDS                            TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - OTHER                             ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  90
        REMARKS- PILOT RPTD ENG OVERSPEED AFTR TKOF.NO MALF FOUND.

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