NTSB Identification: FTW71FRA47
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N6573

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1410  71/4/27    KATY,TEX            GRUMMAN G-164       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 40, 5100
        TIME - 1610                    N6573               PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 1700 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          KATY,TEX                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: FENCE,FENCEPOSTS                          TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -   25                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - RICE                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  200
        REMARKS- TAILWHEEL HIT TOP STRAND OF BARBED WIRE FENCE.

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