NTSB Identification: OAK73DVAI8
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N6524Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3630  72/9/14    LATON,CALIF         PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 25, 1250
        TIME - 0900                    N6524Z              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 120 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          COLLINS STRIP,CALIF         LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: FLAREOUT FOR SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT
           TERRAIN - ROUGH/UNEVEN
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  650                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      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 - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  268                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- FLARING FOR 3RD RUN STRUCK UNEVEN CROPS.POISON IN BLOOD SYSTEM CAUSE FOR LOSS OF DEPTH PERCEPTION

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