NTSB Identification: FTW72FRG13
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N4588Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-1454  71/8/12    REFUGIO,TEX         PIPER PA-25         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 59, 45420
        TIME - 2150                    N4588Y              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 2862 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ROOKE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          REFUGIO,TEX                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: ELECTRONIC TOWERS                         IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 9999                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING TOWNS
          KIND OF CROP - MOSQUITO CONTROL                          TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  54                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- NIGHT-DARK,HIT UNLIT RADIO TWR SPRAYING TOWN.

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