NTSB Identification: MIA72FKJ22
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERO COMDR A-9, registration: N8406V

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2886   71/8/5    ALICEVILLE,ALA      AERO COMDR A-9      CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 0545                    N8406V              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 27, 4142 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            300 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DOWNER
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ALICEVILLE,ALA              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT 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 -  150                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- L WG HIT POWER POLE. NO PRIOR SURVEY OF WORK AREA MADE.

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