NTSB Identification: NYC73FID05
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-2A, registration: N73219

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0847   72/8/5    FLOYD,VA            BELL 47G-2A         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 39, 6589
        TIME - 0738                    N73219              PX-  1  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, UNK/NR IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FLOYD,VA                    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
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - OTHER
          KIND OF CROP - FOREST-TREES                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - NOT AVAILABLE
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - AFT OF PILOT                      TERRAIN-TYPE -HILLY
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  2200                              MOUNTAINOUS
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- PLT WAS SPRAYING LAND ALONG A POWER LINE.ROTORS HIT ANOTHER PWR LINE 90 DEG TO FLT PATH.CRASHED.

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