NTSB Identification: FTW70D0113
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N694Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2186   69/7/3    LAVILLA,TEX         GRUMMAN G-164       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1730                    N694Y               PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   AGE 33, 2925 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            196 IN TYPE, NOT
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 TAKEOFF: RUN
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           TAKEOFF: RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING OFF AIRPORT
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  600                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          GLOVES - NOT USED                                        GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - NOT AVAILABLE                             COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - INSTALLED                                    TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  75
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- PLT MADE LDG ON TOP OF LEVEE TO REMOVE FLAG POLE FROM WING. ON T/O ROLL ACFT WENT OVER LEVEE BANK.

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