NTSB Identification: IAD71DLJ26
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CALLAIR A-9, registration: N8266H

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2177  71/5/22    AURORA,NC           CALLAIR A-9         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 35, 478
        TIME - 1000                    N8266H              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 85 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          AURORA,NC                   LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -   85                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  24                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- PLT FLARED LATE OVER WHEAT FLD AT START OF RUN AND CRASHED.

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