NTSB Identification: LAX66A0100
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BELL 47G-2, registration: N2876B

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0530  66/6/13    PERRIS CALIF        BELL 47G-2          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 1030
        TIME - 1000                    N2876B              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 90 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               IN FLIGHT: STARTING SWATH RUN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OBJECTS OR OBSTRUCTIONS
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SUNGLARE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -   44                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - FRUIT ORCHARDS                            TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - SIDES                             TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  1500                              HILLY
          SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - UNKNOWN/NOT REPORTED
        REMARKS- PILOT PICKED-UP OVER ONE SET OF WIRES AND THEN LET DOWN INTO SECOND WIRES HE HAD NOT OBSERVED.

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