NTSB Identification: MKC73FER48
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N6595

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2354   73/4/6    ELBOW LAKE,MINN     GRUMMAN G-164A      CR-  0  1  0  COMMERCIAL                PRIVATE, AGE 43, 604
        TIME - 0837                    N6595               PX-  0  0  0  ASSOC CROP CTL ACTIVITY   TOTAL HOURS, 10 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ELBOW LAKE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ELBOW LAKE,MINN             LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: WIRES/POLES                               TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - INADEQUATE PREFLIGHT PREPARATION AND/OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - SELECTED UNSUITABLE TERRAIN
        FACTOR(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH AIRCRAFT
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LOAD NOT JETTISONED
           TERRAIN - OTHER
           TERRAIN - HIGH OBSTRUCTIONS
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -   10                       KIND OF OPERATION - FERTILIZING (DUST)
          KIND OF CROP - GRAIN FIELDS                              TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - DRY CHEMICAL-NONTOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - NOT USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - INSTALLED                             CRASH BAR - INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - FORWARD OF PILOT                  TERRAIN-TYPE -ROLLING
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ACFT STRUCK PWR LINES DURING TKOF FROM GRAVEL ROAD OF INSUFFICIENT LENGTH.NEAR MAX GROSS WT.

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