NTSB Identification: FTW73FPG19
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BOEING E75, registration: N1614M

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3563  72/9/11    ELAINE,ARK          BOEING E75          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 48, 9000
        TIME - 1030                    N1614M              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 3295 IN
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          AG.STRIP                    RETURN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: PROCEDURE TURNAROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 3000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          GLOVES - NOT USED                                        GOGGLES - 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 -  215
          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - SECOND 1/3 TURN
        REMARKS- ACFT STRUCK THE TOP OF A 70FT TREE IN AN OPEN COTTEN FIELD.ACFT STALLED AND DESTROYED ON IMPACT.

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