NTSB Identification: MKC72FER62
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: AERO COMDR A-9B, registration: N7756V

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0577  72/5/26    MT.LAKE,MINN        AERO COMDR A-9B     CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                PRIVATE, AGE 26, 323
        TIME - 0600                    N7756V              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 5 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WINDOM,MINN                 LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL                                                    IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -    6                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FAILED ON IMPACT                     GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1430                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- CRASHED IN VERTICAL ATTITUDE.PLTS FIRST YR AS AERIAL APPLICATOR.

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