NTSB Identification: MIA73DKJ13
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N6293Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2300  72/8/12    ELKMONT,ALA         PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 32, 1523
        TIME - 1245                    N6293Z              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 31 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          PULASKI,TENN                ELKMONT,ALA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLISION WITH GROUND/WATER: CONTROLLED                  IN FLIGHT: MANEUVER TO AVOID OBSTRUCTION
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE AND CLEARANCE
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1248                       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-NOT USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  750                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- PLT FAILED TO SEE WIRES UNTIL CLOSE TO THEM.TRIED TO GO UNDER.CRASHED.

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