NTSB Identification: MIA66A0026
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18, registration: N7504K

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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2-0777   65/9/2  NR.INVERNESS,MISS.    PIPER PA-18         CR-  1  0  0  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 24, 666
        TIME - 1613                    N7504K              PX-  0  0  0  AERIAL APPLICATION        TOTAL HOURS, 304 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-DESTROYED    OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           COLLIDED WITH: TREES                                     IN FLIGHT: PROCEDURE TURNAROUND
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED ALTITUDE AND CLEARANCE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PILOT FATIGUE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - SUNGLARE
         SPECIAL DATA
          TOTAL HOURS IN CROP CONTROL -  304                       KIND OF OPERATION - SPRAYING CROPS
          KIND OF CROP - COTTON                                    TYPE OF CHEMICAL USED - LIQUID CHEMICAL-TOXIC
          PILOT' S SEAT BELT -FASTENED-PROPERLY                    GLOVES - USED
          GOGGLES - NOT USED                                       CRASH HELMET - AVAILABLE USED
          COCKPIT CRASHPAD - NOT INSTALLED                         CRASH BAR - NOT INSTALLED
          TANK/HOPPER-LOCATION - BELLY                             TERRAIN-TYPE -LEVEL,FLAT
          ELEVATION-AREA BEING TREATED-FEET -  112                 SWATH RUN-HOW FLOWN - DOWNWIND
          PROCEDURE TURNAROUND - THIRD 1/3 TURN
         FIRE AFTER IMPACT
        REMARKS- ACCIDENT OCCURED DURING REENTRY TO SWATH RUN FROM LEFT TURNAROUND.PILOT FLEW 9.5 HRS.ON DAY OF ACC

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