NTSB Identification: FTW72DRD02
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BOEING A75, registration: N60M

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2838   71/8/2    HOUMA,LA            BOEING A75          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 26, 816
        TIME - 0920                    N60M                PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 535 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HOUMA
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          HOUMA,LA                    LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED SPEED AND ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - OTHER
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -   11                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  0                   SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- STEEP DSCNT OVER TREE LINE.DSCNDD INTO SUGAR CANE,HIT DITCH.

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