NTSB Identification: FTW73FRD18
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N7862

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0649   73/4/1    OBERLIN,LA          GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                PRIVATE, AGE 34, 209
        TIME - 0830                    N7862               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 17 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          OBERLIN,LA                  LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           STALL                                                    IN FLIGHT: PROCEDURE TURNAROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION BEYOND EXPERIENCE/ABILITY LEVEL
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - DISREGARD OF GOOD OPERATING PRACTICE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -    1                       KIND OF OPERATION - DEFOLIATION (LIQUID)
          KIND OF CROP - OTHER                                     TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - USED                                           CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  50
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND                          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - THIRD 1/3 TURN
        REMARKS- PILOT NOT TRAINED TO PERFORM AERIAL APPLICATION PROCEDURES. SPRAYING CANALS.

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