NTSB Identification: IAD70F0082
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A, registration: N8158C

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2576   69/9/4    BROWNS STORE,VA     PIPER PA-18A        CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1045                    N8158C              PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 44, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HAYNIE FARM
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          BROWNS STORE,VA             BROWNS STORE,VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED                            COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED                                TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - AFT OF PILOT
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- SHORT FLD. STRUCK 30 FT TREE. 2 PREVIOUS T/O MADE SUCCESSFULLY. SPRAYING SOYBEANS.

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