NTSB Identification: LAX73DUJ31
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N970X

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2747  72/10/14   QUEEN CREEK,ARIZ    GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, FL.INSTR.,
        TIME - 1030                    N970X               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        AGE 30, 4400 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            300 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          QUEEN CREEK,ARIZ            LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: CROP                                      IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED CLEARANCE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  400                       KIND OF OPERATION - DEFOLIATION (LIQUID)
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          GLOVES - NOT USED                                        GOGGLES - USED
          CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED                            COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED
          CRASH BAR - INSTALLED                                    TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT
          TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT                                 ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1300
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND

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