NTSB Identification: SEA66A0063
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164, registration: N517Y

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0453  66/5/29  NR.CHESTER MONT       GRUMMAN G-164       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 25, 2350
        TIME - 0610                    N517Y               PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 600 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-NONE         OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: FLAGMAN,LOADER                            IN FLIGHT: SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MISCELLANEOUS-PERSONNEL: GROUND SIGNALMAN
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL - 1000                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED                 GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  3100                SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - CROSSWIND
        REMARKS- FLAGMAN FAILED TO MOVE TO ASSIGNED POSITION OUT OF PATH OF THE ACFT.PILOT DELAYED EVASIVE ACTION.

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