NTSB Identification: MKC72DCD24
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: HUGHES 269A, registration: N8892F

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3016  71/8/13    NEVADA,IOWA         HUGHES 269A         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1410                    N8892F              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 43, 8314 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            305 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - NEVADA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          NEVADA,IOWA                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
           HARD LANDING                                             IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT: SPRAY,DUSTING EQUIPMENT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - RPM-UNCONTROLLABLE-OVERSPEED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DOWNWIND
        PARTIAL POWER LOSS - PARTIAL LOSS OF POWER - 1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  305                       KIND OF OPERATION - DEFOLIATION (LIQUID)
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES                             TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1000                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - DOWNWIND
        REMARKS- PRESSURE PUMP HOSE FAILED,V BELTS GOT WET CAUSING OVRSPD,ALT TOO LOW TO TURN INTO WND.

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