NTSB Identification: OAK73DVG41
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47D1, registration: N10190

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0169  73/1/27    MARYSVILLE,CALIF    BELL 47D1           CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 43, 8760
        TIME - 1400                    N10190              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 250 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED        UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - DIVERTED ATTENTION FROM OPERATION OF AIRCRAFT
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 7500                       KIND OF OPERATION - OTHER
          KIND OF CROP - FRUIT ORCHARDS                            TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY 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 - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - AFT OF PILOT                      TERRAIN-TYPE -DENSE WITH TREES
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  40                  SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UPWIND
        REMARKS- HIT WIRES,SPRAYING PEACH TREES.

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