NTSB Identification: FTW70F0114
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-25, registration: N6517Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2193   69/7/9    NAZARETH,TEX        PIPER PA-25         CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 28, 400
        TIME - 0700                    N6517Z              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 100 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - CORN                                      TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          GLOVES - USED                                            GOGGLES - NOT USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE-NOT USED                        COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - INSTALLED                                    TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  3850
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - WIND CALM
        REMARKS- MAIN LDG GR BECAME ENTANGLED WITH CORN STALKS IN FIELD BEING SPRAYED.

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